Housing Resources and Assistance

Page updated on Sep 21, 2020 at 1:52 PM

Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP)
The Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) is designed to support housing stability during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing financial assistance, rent or mortgage payments for eligible households. This includes payments past due beginning April 1, 2020. Financial assistance is a one-time payment with opportunity for renewal based on availability of funding and the household’s need for additional assistance and continued eligibility. Learn more about eligibility and documentation requirements | Spanish | Amharic | Arabic. To conduct a self-assessment for eligibility, visit dhcd.virginia.gov/eligibility.  To apply in the City of Alexandria, call the Office of Community Services at 703.746.5700.

COVID-19 Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program
Can't pay your full rent due to COVID-19 related loss of income? You may be eligible for a one-time, rental assistance payment of up to $1,800. The City is continuing to accept applications for the COVID-19 Emergency Rent Relief Assistance Program. Apply for assistance online or by calling 703.746.3100 during city business hours. To obtain a hard copy of the application or for further questions, please call 703.746.4990. No application fee.

City of Alexandria Office of Housing
The Office of Housing provides a range of services to homeowners, renters, homebuyers, landlords and property managers and collaborate with development partners to preserve and create affordable and accessible housing options across Alexandria.  Learn more at alexandriava.gov/Housing.

Mortgage and Housing Assistance
The Consumer financial Protection Bureau, Federal Housing Finance Agency, and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have partnered to launch a new mortgage and housing assistance website to help homeowners and renters during the coronavirus pandemic. Learn about mortgage relief options, protection for renters, avoiding scams and bad actors and mortgage basics.

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