Housing Services

Are you a developer, non-profit, homebuyer, homeowner, landlord, or tenant? Not sure how to find the service or information you need? Please review our Housing Service and Resource links below or contact the Office of Housing.

Page updated on Mar 7, 2017 at 9:24 AM

Not sure what services you need? Please download our new Housing Services and Programs Resource Guide and see the links below!  

Housing Services and Programs Resource Guide (May 2016)—This is handy resource guide summarizes homebuyer, homeowner, renter, and homelessness prevention services and programs offered by the Office of Housing and its sister agencies and partners. The guide includes contact and eligibility information, in addition to links to the Department of Community and Human Services, the Alexandria Redevelopment Housing Authority, the Office of Human Rights, the Virginia Department of Social Services, Rebuilding Together Alexandria, and area shelters. 

Housing Services and Programs Resource Guide in Spanish (May 2016) 

Housing Services and Programs Resource Guide in Arabic (May 2016) 

Housing Services and Programs Resource Guide in Amharic (May 2016) 

Developers & Non-profits(1)Procedures Regarding Affordable Housing Contributions, including 2017 voluntary monetary contribution rates (new!)

Affordable Housing Plan Guidelines

Housing Opportunities Fund (HOF) Process (updated January 2016)

Housing Opportunities Fund (HOF) Checklist and Certification and Disclosure Statement (updated January 2016)

    HomebuyersAffordable Ownership Set-Aside Units 

    Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) 

    Homebuyer Training Classes 


    HomeownersHome Rehabilitation Loan Program (HRLP) 

    Information Regarding Existing City Loans

    Real Estate Tax Relief for Elderly/Disabled


    Voluntary Rent Increase Resolution 

    Conversion Assistance Policy 

    TenantsAffordable Rental Set-Aside Units 

    Virginia Housing Search 

    Apartment Survey 

    Handicap accessibility modifications   

    Relocation Counseling/Complaint Mediation

    Environmental ResourcesHome Performance with ENERGY STAR® for Homebuyers and Homeowners 

    Energy Efficiency Loans and Green Building Resources 

    The Office of Housing offers a range of trainings and counseling services, including:

    • Fair Housing Compliance in Your Condominium Community
    • Homebuyer trainings
    • Individual counseling in financial management and personal budgeting
    • Foreclosure prevention
    • Condominium ownership

    For more information, please contact us at 703-746-4990.