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
Free Foreclosure Prevention Clinic
Housing Counseling Services will host free Foreclosure Prevention Clinics on November 28 and on December 13th in Conference Room 3 of the City of Alexandria Office of Housing, 421 King Street, Suite 200 Alexandria, VA 22314. The Clinics will begin at noon and are provided to help participants:
• Identify financial options and services available to homeowners that have defaulted or are in danger of defaulting on a mortgage,
• Avoid predatory lenders and foreclosure rescue scams that prey on homeowners facing foreclosure,
• Meet individually with a housing counselor and get answers to your questions.
Housing Counseling Services is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) -approved housing counseling organization funded to provide free training and counseling to tenants, homebuyers and homeowners. Counseling will be offered in both English and Spanish. This event is free to participants. To register, please call 202-667-7006.
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*
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 $78,000- $170,000 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).