City of Alexandria Announces 2021 Virtual Northern Virginia Housing Expo

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City of Alexandria Announces 2021 Virtual Northern Virginia Housing Expo

­­For Immediate Release: December 21, 2020

The City of Alexandria invites anyone looking for resources and information related to affordable housing in Northern Virginia to join the virtual 2021 Northern Virginia Housing Expo beginning January 1, 2021. The free, online public event will be hosted at and will be available for the entire year. The expo will feature monthly workshops and exhibits designed to educate participants about COVID-19-related housing assistance, location options, being prepared for buying or renting, understanding and improving credit scores, improving energy efficiency and more. The virtual expo will also offer confidential individual financial counselling and provide a 24-hour Exhibitor Hall featuring lenders, property management companies, developers, contractors, real estate agents, service providers, local jurisdictions and more.

This event, now in its 11th year, is made possible through a cooperative effort between representatives from the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church; the counties of Arlington, Loudoun and Prince William; and the Virginia Housing Development Authority.

Past expos have been recognized with a prestigious award from the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND) for “best government initiative.” 

Visit for more information about the Northern Virginia Housing Expo event and Alexandria housing assistance programs and resources. 

For inquiries from the news media only, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at or 703.746.3959.

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