Office of Housing
The Office of Housing coordinates and administers housing-related programs and services and makes recommendations to the City Manager and City Council on housing policy and affordable housing investments. We work closely with city and nonprofit partners, including the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority, to implement the Housing Master Plan's Housing for All policy and goal of creating new affordability in 2,000 units by 2025.
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City Hosts Fair Housing Public Forum
Public meeting gathered community input on housing discrimination, barriers to housing access, and fair housing issues.
City Receives 2021 ULI Larson Award
City of Alexandria receives Urban Land Institute with its Robert C. Larson Housing Policy Leadership Award.
HUD Secretary, Congressman, and Mayor Visit The Spire
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Fudge, Congressman Beyer, and Mayor Wilson visit The Spire.
COVID-19 Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Assistance
- As of May 15, 2022, new Rent Relief Program (RRP) applications are no longer being accepted by the State of Virginia. For eviction prevention services, please contact the Alexandria Eviction Prevention Program at 571.351.3272; Legal Aid of Virginia; or the Office of Community Services (OCS) at City’s Department of Community and Human Services at 703.746.5700 [text 703.346.5599].
- For landlord-tenant issues and to learn about available mediation services, please call the Office of Housing at 703.746.4990.
For mortgage relief in response to financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, please call the State of Virginia's Mortgage Relief Program at 833.687.8677 or apply online here.