Consumer Services Division

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

703-222-8435
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 433
Fairfax, VA 22030

Rebecca Makely,
Division Director

The Informed Consumer eNewsletter

The Consumer Affairs Branch publishes our quarterly newsletter, The Informed Consumer, to keep the consumer abreast of current consumer issues and concerns. The newsletter also includes articles of special interest to members and leaders of the common interest communities.

To receive future issues of The Informed Consumer delivered to your email inbox, email: consumer@fairfaxcounty.gov, call 703-222-8435, or visit this Fairfax County government webpage to maintain your subscription.

Summer 2018

  • Summer Camp
  • Scam Free Vacation
  • Your Community, You're Connected - 2018 Virginia Legislative Review
  • Your Community, You're Connected - Replay Times, Video on Demand, Archived Episodes
  • Educational Opportunity for Homeowners and Volunteer Leaders
  • Virginia Common Interest Community Board
  • Looking for Homeowner and Condominium Resources?

Past Issues

Please note:  Information posted was accurate at the time of publication. Some links may no longer work. The most timely information is available on our website

Spring 2018

  • Charity Fraud
  • Job Scams
  • Your Community, You're Connected - Board Member Responsibility
  • Your Community, You're Connected - Replay Dates, Video on Demand, Archived Episodes
  • Educational Opportunity for Homeowners and Volunteer Leaders
  • Looking for Homeowner and Condominium Resources?

Winter 2018

• Protection When Completing the FAFSA
• Flood Vehicles
• 2018 General Assembly Session
• Your Community, You’re Connected – Community Association Governing Documents
• Educational Opportunity: 2018 WMCCAI Conference and Expo – Saturday, March 10, 2018
• WMCCAI Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors
• Looking for Homeowner and Condominium Resources?

Fall 2017

  • Choosing a Charity
  • Your Community, You’re Connected - Association Meetings
  • Archived You Community, You're Connected Programs Available
  • The Latest Edition of the Virginia Common Interest Community Board Newsletter is Now Available!
  • Virginia Common Interest Community Ombudsman FAQ
  • Looking for Homeowner and Condominium Resources?

Summer 2017

  • Tips for Hiring a Contractor
  • Grandkid Scam
  • Your Community, You’re Connected 2017 Virginia Common Interest Community Legislative Review
  • Archived You Community, You're Connected Programs Available
  • Virginia Common Interest Community Ombudsman Determinations
  • Virginia Property Owner' Association Disclosure Packet Notice-Revised
  • Looking for Homeowner and Condominium Resources?

Winter 2017

  • Protecting Yourself During Tax Season
  • 2017 General Assembly Session
  • Your Community, You’re Connected – Assessments, Penalties, and Collections
  • Archived Your Community, You’re Connected Programs Available
  • Educational Opportunity:  2017 WMCCAI Conference and Expo – Saturday, February 25, 2017
  • WMCCAI Scholarship Opportunity for High School Seniors Living In Common Interest Communities
  • Looking for Homeowner and Condominium Resources?