Housing and Community Development

Fairfax County, Virginia

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Our office is open 8AM-4:30PM M-F

703-246-5100 | TTY 711

3700 Pender Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Tom Fleetwood, HCD Director

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WHAT WE DO

Since 1966, our mission has been to provide safe, affordable homes for the residents of Fairfax County; and to assist the disabled and senior members of our community. Through our efforts nearly 20,000 people live in stable environments, including teachers, first responders and nurses who serve our County every day. Through our outreach, non-profit partners are able to join in this effort and provide necessary care for people with special needs. And with our assistance many people are able to purchase their first home. We are proud of what we do for our neighbors and county residents.

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Housing Headlines

Request for Proposals

November 14, 2019
The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) is pleased to announce the availability of up to 150 Project-Based Vouchers (PBV) for new construction housing projects serving low income families and individuals.  Project-Based Voucher Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contracts are available for an initial period of twenty (20) years with potential extensions up to an additional twenty (20) years.  The FCRHA will rank each application based upon evaluation criteria and preference points established consistent with the FCRHA’s Strategic Plan and the Housing Blueprint.  The base evaluation criteria include: Project Summary: Maximum Points – 5; Project and Property Description: Maximum Points – 35; Applicant Qualifications and Experience: Maximum Points – 30; Project Feasibility: Maximum Points – 20; and Supportive Services: Maximum Points – 10 for a total base points available of 100.  Preference points are offered, for a maximum of 10 points in each category for the following: Project uses FCRHA Bond Financing; Projects with non-Fairfax County affordable housing funds; Projects where all units are designated for elderly or disabled residents; Projects that will provide more than 100 total units of affordable housing; Projects where new construction housing is considered replacement housing; and Projects that provide more accessible units than required under Fairfax County building code.  Preference points are not required in order to receive an award under this solicitation. PBVs will be awarded to Applicants that submit responsive applications with the highest score(s).  Applications will be accepted beginning Thursday, November 14, 2019, until 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019, at the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (3700 Pender Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030).  Applications should be completed, addressed and delivered as outlined in the Request for Proposals.  The complete Request for Proposals and Application instructions are included below. Successful applicants will be notified in writing by January 31, 2020.   Request for Proposals: New Construction Project-Based Voucher Units Complete Request for Proposals Solicitation and Instructions Attachments: Project-Based Voucher Program - Owner/Developer Application Agreement to Enter Into A Housing Assistance Payments Contract - Part 1; Part 2 Housing Assistance Payments Contract - Part 1; Part 2 Income Limits Utility Allowance Schedule Fair Market Rents FY 2020 Housing Blueprint FY 2020 FCRHA Strategic Plan     Fairfax County is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in all county programs, services and activities and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. To request special accommodations, call 703-246-5101 or TTY 711.

FY 2019 Annual Housing Report

November 12, 2019
The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) and the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) are pleased to present the FCRHA Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Annual Report. The report highlights activities and accomplishments made in the most recent fiscal year. View the full report online.

Rehabilitated Affordable Home

November 14, 2019
With an enormous need for 15,000 net new homes for low- to moderate-income families over the next 15 years, two things are clear: 1) collaboration and partnerships are critical to filling this need; and 2) solutions come in all shapes and sizes. Fairfax County and Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia met to commemorate a unique project that proved both these axioms true as they celebrated the completed rehabilitation of a 995 square-foot home in the Woodlawn section of Alexandria.   The Video Player does not directly support your device. Please use one of the links below the play in VLC, Quicktime, or other media player: https://cs.ebmcdn.net/eastbay-live-hs-1/mediacache/_definst_/mp4:vod/fairfax/flash/16AF_1119_VetHouse.mp4/playlist.m3u8 or https://cs.ebmcdn.net/eastbay-live-hs-1/mediacache/_definst_/mp4:vod/fairfax/flash/16AF_1119_VetHouse.mp4/manifest.mpd In December 2018, The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) awarded $107,000 in federal HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding to support an extensive rehabilitation of a deteriorating structure in order to provide an affordable home to a displaced senior citizen—and armed forces veteran with special needs—living on an extremely low income level (below 30 percent of area median income). “Affordable housing is a topic very high on people’s minds these days,” said Chairman Sharon Bulova. “According to US Census data from 2018, nearly 25 percent of Fairfax County residents live in households with incomes that cannot adequately sustain the cost of living in Fairfax County. This fact often goes unnoticed when you think of Fairfax County as one of the largest and wealthiest communities in the nation. But is it real; and the need to help these individuals—who contribute in so many ways to our local economy and within our communities—to  find affordable, safe and stable housing with access to the benefits and opportunities that life in Fairfax County brings is real.”
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