Welcome to the Homeownership & Relocation Services Division Web Site


The Homeownership & Relocation Services Division is the unit of the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) that is charged with bringing affordable homebuying opportunities to Fairfax County's eligible first-time homebuyers. The Homeownership Division provides homebuyer counseling, hosts homebuying education classes, and has programs that offer affordably priced homes, mortgage and downpayment and closing cost assistance.

News & Notices

Foreclosure Prevention Counseling

Free Foreclosure Prevention Counseling – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Housing Counseling Services, Inc. (HCS), a HUD approved non-profit housing counseling organization provides foreclosure prevention counseling

For registration and more information, call HCS at 202-667-7006

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The City of Alexandria's Office of Housing is pleased to announce that Housing Counseling Services (HCS) will begin holding weekly Foreclosure Prevention Clinics.  The clinics will be held at the Office of Housing, 421 King Street, Suite 200 in Alexandria.  The sessions will begin at noon and will offer both group and individual counseling sessions to assist homeowners who are experiencing financial difficulties.  

These sessions are offered at no cost to participants and are open to all Northern Virginia residents.  To confirm attendance, please call HCS at 202-667-7006.

Asian-American Homeownership Counseling, Inc. Provides FREE Foreclosure Prevention and Default Services to DC, MD and VA Residents

Services include:

  • Loan modification, including HAMP or NON-HAMP
  • Forbearance/Repayment
  • Unemployment forbearance
  • Mediation assistance
  • Short sale assistance
  • Reverse mortgage education for senior homeowners, 62 and above  
  • HOA/Condo fee default services

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HOA/CONDO Fee Default Assistance

Do you know anyone who is behind on their HOA/Condo fee default? Asian-American Homeownership Counseling (AAHC) has a program called “Home Savers”, which can provide up to $4,000 to pay off the delinquent amount through a no interest micro loan (repayment up to 24-months (within budget)). Homeowners can avoid foreclosure, eviction, judgment and possible salary garnishment, and recover their homeownership rights within their HOA/Condo community. “Home Savers” also helps with property tax defaults for senior homeowners with reverse mortgages.

For more info. or RSVP, contact us via email at counseling@aa-hc.org or call at 301-760-7636 / 703-291-6324. Website: www.aa-hc.org

Financial Literacy

Programs and Services

The Homeownership Resource Center (AKA "the Storefront") provides access to both computers and staff members to help first-time homebuyers in their home search. The Storefront is located in the Redevelopment Housing Authority Building at 3700 Pender Drive, Fairfax, Virginia. Directions to 3700 Pender Drive

Hours of Operation
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday*

*except Wednesdays;
hours 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Fairfax County’s First-Time Homebuyers Program (FTHB) offers affordably priced townhomes and condominiums – both new and resale – to first-time homebuyers.The homes range from $91,000- $173,000 in price.

Fairfax County hosts Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) Homeownership Education classes that meet the 6-hour homebuyer education requirement. Financial Literacy classes are also listed.

 

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all County programs, services and activities.Special accommodations will be provided upon request. Please allow seven working days for preparation of materials. For information call 703-246-5101 or 703-385-3578 (TTY).


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