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Donations Needed to Support Nonprofits Who Help Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Donations
September 25, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for everyone to have a safe, secure, and healthy environment to call home is crucial now more than ever. Local nonprofits have been working diligently to serve the needs of residents and families experiencing homelessness and are requesting donations for clothing, food, and other household items. Several area nonprofit partners have indicated specific…

Fairfax County to Receive an Additional $4.85 Million in CARES Act Funding

Fairfax
September 16, 2020

On Friday, September 11, The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the final allocation of the remaining $1.988 billion in CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Through this final allocation, Fairfax County will receive an additional $4.85 Million in federal funding to assist residents facing higher risk of eviction and…

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness Newsletter

Fairfax-Falls
September 1, 2020

SEPTEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER

The Office to Prevent and End Homelessness – now part of the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development – is committed to eliminating the disproportionality of people at-risk of or experiencing homelessness…

FCRHA Adopts HUD Waivers to Efficiently Administer Rental Assistance During COVID-19

FCRHA
August 31, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) has adopted a number of waivers authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to enable more effective service delivery in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. These waivers provide administrative flexibility to efficiently serve tenants and landlords participating in federally subsidized housing…

Request for Proposals: Nearly $2.9M Available to Acquire, Develop and Rehabilitate Affordable Rental Housing

Request
August 10, 2020

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Developmenthas announced the availability of nearly $2.9 million in fundingunder the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs. Project proposals are being solicited to acquire, develop and rehabilitate affordable rental housing throughout Fairfax County. Applications are due by 4 p.m.…

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness Newsletter

Fairfax-Falls
August 4, 2020

AUGUST 2020 NEWSLETTER

The Office to Prevent and End Homelessness – now part of the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development – is committed to eliminating the disproportionality of people at-risk of or experiencing homelessness from communities of color and other marginalized populations by…

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking on Residences at North Hill

Officials
August 4, 2020

The initiative includes affordable multifamily and senior housing, market-rate for-sale townhomes and a public park

(Alexandria, Virginia) – Fairfax County, Pennrose, and Community Housing Partnerscommemorated the start of construction of the long-awaited Residences at North Hill housing development in the Mount Vernon…

Fairfax County Housing Blueprint Brings New Features for Fiscal Year 2021

Fairfax
July 30, 2020

In January 2010, the Board of Supervisors endorsed a new affordable housing policy, known as the “Housing Blueprint”, and each year a set of specific Blueprint metrics is established that focuses on providing housing for those with the greatest need, including homeless families and individuals, persons with disabilities, and people with extremely low incomes. The Blueprint also emphasizes…

Supervisors Establish Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force

Supervisors
July 29, 2020

At the July 28 meeting of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Supervisor John Foust, Chairman of the Board’s Housing Committee, along with Chairman Jeff McKay and Supervisor Dalia Palchik, introduced a motion to establish a task force for the purpose of developing a comprehensive plan for the preservation of affordable housing.

“As Fairfax County continues to evolve, we are…

$59M Multi-Family Housing Project Commences in Fairfax County

$59M
July 22, 2020

The Arden to Bring New Affordable Option to Route 1 Corridor


Alexandria, VA – Wesley Housing, Fairfax County, and other project partners gathered on Monday to break ground on The Arden, a highly-anticipated new affordable family development located one block from the Huntington Metro in the Mount Vernon District of Fairfax County.

The…

Board of Supervisors Receive Workforce Dwelling Unit Policy Recommendations

Board
July 21, 2020

Amendment to the Workforce Dwelling Unit Policy Recommended to Align with Market Conditions and Increase Affordability


In 2007, Fairfax County adopted the Workforce Dwelling Unit Policy (WDU Policy) as a proffer-based incentive to encourage housing at a variety of affordability levels in mixed-use activity centers. It allows developers to receive up to 12 percent “density…

Notice of Public Hearing - Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Notice
July 16, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will conduct a public hearing on its draft Moving to Work (MTW) Plan for Fiscal Year 2021. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements for Public Housing Agencies submitting a MTW Plan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to the “Emergency Ordinance to Assure…

Local and State Funding of over $20.6 Million Available for the Development of Affordable Housing in Fairfax County

Local
July 2, 2020

The Fairfax CountyDepartment of Housing and Community Development(HCD) is pleased to announce the availability of over $20.6 million in local and state funds for the development of affordable housing in Fairfax…

A Natural Pairing: Fairfax County Housing Welcomes Office to Prevent and End Homelessness

A
July 1, 2020

July 1, 2020 marks the beginning of a new era in Fairfax County housing with the merger of the county’s Office to Prevent and End Homelessness (OPEH) and the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).

The merger, announced by Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill as part of his proposed FY 2021 budget, will promote expanded housing opportunities, greater effectiveness for…

Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness Newsletter

Fairfax-Falls
July 1, 2020

July 2020 Newsletter

The Office to Prevent and End Homelessness – now part of the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development – is committed to eliminating the disproportionality of people at-risk of or experiencing homelessness from communities of color and other marginalized populations by providing…

Affordable Housing Guide

Affordable
June 29, 2020

Are you looking to rent an affordable apartment or townhome in Fairfax County, but do not know where to start? The Department of Housing and Community Development has compiled the Affordable Housing Guide (formerly the Low and Moderate Income Housing Guide), which…

Round Two of CARES Act Funding Available to Affordable Housing Providers to Assist Tenants

Round
June 26, 2020

Many individuals and families are facing significant financial challenges - including loss of employment or reduced income - due to the effects of theCOVID-19 pandemic. Because of this, tenants are making difficult choices on how to make ends meet – and specifically, how to pay their monthly rent. Some have been unable to pay rent and others have reduced or eliminated spending on other critical…

First-Time Homebuyers Getting Settled Safely At Home During COVID-19

First-Time
June 16, 2020

The guidance from local, state and federal health officials during the COVID-19 pandemic has been that individuals and families are “safer at home.” Fairfax County’s Homeownership Team has taken that to heart and, despite the necessary restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19, they have not slowed down when it comes to helping qualified homebuyers purchase new, affordable homes during this…

Notice of Public Hearing - June 30 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Notice
June 15, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will hold a public hearing on June 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. The public hearing is on the proposed Interim Agreement with The Michaels Development Company I, LP for the redevelopment of the Autumn Willow property to create affordable housing pursuant to the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002, as amended…

Housing Authority Commits State-Funded Rental Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities

Housing

North Hill Affordable Housing Development Moves Forward

North
June 4, 2020

Financing Closed; Construction to Begin soon

Decades ago, the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) purchased the former Woodley-Nightingale Mobile Home Park, on Richmond Highway in the Mount Vernon District, with the intent to bring high-quality, affordable homes to the area. The work began with the development of the Woodley Hills Estates mobile home community…

The Arden Closes: 126 Units of Affordable Housing Coming Soon to Huntington

The
June 4, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) – in partnership with Wesley Housing – is excited to announce the closing on a $59 million housing project that will be located just one block away from the Huntington Metro Station in the Mount Vernon District. The project, financed in-part through a $7.4 Million Housing Blueprint Loan by the FCRHA and…

Notice of Public Hearing - June 11, 2020 at 7 p.m.

Notice
May 28, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will hold a public hearing on June 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. The public hearing is on its Revised Proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Budget.

The hearing is being conducted in compliance with Section 36-19.2(B) of the Code of Virginia. An overview of the revised proposed FY 2021 FCRHA Budget has been posted on the website of…

CARES Act Funding From HUD Nets Fairfax County 29 Additional Housing Choice Vouchers

CARES
May 26, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) was among the recipients of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) fourth wave of CARES Act funding to assist people living with disabilities.

The assistance – authorized under provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) – included more than $75 million to…

$86 Million Lake Anne House Senior Housing Project Closes, Construction to Begin this Year

$86
May 22, 2020

The financial closing on the $86 million project known as the New Lake Anne House clears the path for Enterprise Community Development to commence work on the long-awaited senior housing project in Reston later this year. This privately owned and operated development will replace the aging Lake Anne Fellowship House with 240 units of affordable senior living and a 36-unit multi-family townhome…

10th Annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo Begins June 1 - This Year’s Event is Virtual!

10th
May 22, 2020

If you are looking to rent or buy a home or apartment in Northern Virginia, make the Northern Virginia Housing Expo your first stop. Free and open to the public, its dozens of exhibits and workshops will provide all the information needed to rent an apartment or purchase a first home.

This year’s expo will take place virtually beginning June 1 and attendees can sign up for online…

Murraygate Village Apartments Waitlist Enrollment Period to Open May 18 – 22

Murraygate
May 14, 2020

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) will be accepting online applications for Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA) at the Murraygate Village Apartments located at 7800 Belford Drive, Alexandria, Virginia.The enrollment period will begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2020, and run through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020.

What is…

CARES Act Funding Available to Assist Affordable Housing Providers

CARES
May 13, 2020

Fairfax County is making approximately $2.5 million in supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding available to eligible affordable housing providers in need of financial assistance due to the unexpected loss of rental income during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The funding, coming through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), was authorized as part of the…

$8 Million in State Funds to Support Fairfax County First-Time Homebuyers

$8
May 8, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) is collaborating with the Virginia Housing and Development Authority (VHDA) to assist qualified first-time homebuyers in purchasing a home in Fairfax County. VHDA has set aside $8 million in funding to buy down the interest rate by one percent for purchasers eligible for the funding.

The funds are available through the…

Special Meeting and Public Hearing of the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority set for May 18, 2020

Special
May 7, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will host a public meeting and hearing on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. to approve the Second Amendment to the Comprehensive Agreement for Redevelopment of the North Hill Site, which ensures the ongoing viability of this affordable housing and redevelopment project. Also, Closed Session will be conducted to discuss ongoing…

Athletic Club Purchase is First Step in Providing Needed Resources for Buckman Road Community, Greater Mount Vernon Area

Athletic
May 5, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) has purchased the closed Mount Vernon Athletic Club – a more than 50,000 square-foot indoor tennis facility located on 5.3 acres – as a first step toward enhancing needed programs and services for the communities in the Buckman Road area on the west side of Richmond Highway in Mount Vernon.

“Growing the number of…

County Opens Public Comment on Plans for Using CARES Act Funding in Response to COVID-19

County
April 30, 2020

U.S. lawmakers have allocated $5.2 million in federal response funding to Fairfax County as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The funds are made available through $3.5 million in supplemental Community Development Block Grant funding and $1.7 million in additional Emergency Solutions Grant funding to help prevent, prepare for and respond to the impacts of…

Community Development Week Takes on New Meaning Amid Global Pandemic

Community
April 13, 2020


In light of the current circumstances, National Community Development Week 2020 (April 13 – 17) has added significance in highlighting the critical benefits that the national Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) bring to our community – both in times of emergency and in happier times – particularly for the county’s most vulnerable…

April is Fair Housing Month

April
April 1, 2020

This year marks the 52nd anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, landmark legislation that makes it unlawful to discriminate in housing transactions based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or family status.

Every year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its fair housing partner organizations pursue enforcement actions, work to enhance…

County Approves $3 Million Loan for Senior Housing in Reston

County
March 24, 2020

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the Redevelopment and Housing Authority have authorized a $3 million Housing Blueprint loan to finance the development of 240 units of affordable senior housing in Reston. The project, known as the New Lake Anne House, will eventually replace the aging Lake Anne Fellowship House located on the adjacent site on a 1-for-1 basis.

The Lake Anne…

Housing Challenge Hackathon Brings New Ideas for Solving Affordable Housing

Housing
March 20, 2020


In the 1960s and 70s, Dorotha Morris was already strongly advocating for more affordable housing in Fairfax County.

Now, 60 years later Glen’s grandson, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeffrey C. McKay, is making strides to address what’s a growing…

Two Public Hearings Scheduled for April 2 Housing Authority Meeting

Two
March 19, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will have two public hearings at their regular meeting on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

• FCRHA Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget
• Amendment to the Comprehensive Agreement for the Redevelopment of the North Hill property.

See public notices below for details.

In light of the current guidance…

Housing, Public Health Officials Working to Keep Operations Safe Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Housing,
March 13, 2020


The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority and the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development are working in coordination with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health officials to ensure that essential housing programs and services continue with the utmost regard for the safety of participants and…

Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Adopts FY 2021 Strategic Plan

Fairfax
March 9, 2020

At its March 5 meeting, the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) adopted its Fiscal Year 2021 Strategic Plan. The plan sets and outlines a path for achieving the goals and vision for housing in Fairfax County in…

2020 Housing Challenge: Pre-event Webinar Posted Online

2020
March 2, 2020

With the 2020 Housing Challenge a little over one week away, organizers came together to host a Pre-Challenge Webinar for hackathon participants looking to get a better understanding of the current housing climate in Fairfax County and the objectives associated with the event.

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Notice of Public Hearing on March 5 Regarding Draft FY 2021 Moving to Work Plan

Notice
February 19, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will conduct a public hearing on its draft Moving to Work (MTW) Plan for Fiscal Year 2021. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements for Public Housing Agencies submitting a MTW Plan. The public hearing will be held at 4500 University Drive, Fairfax, VA at 7…

Virginia Housing Awards $800K to Affordable Housing Development in Alexandria

Virginia
February 10, 2020

The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) has awarded $800,000 in REACH Virginia (Resources Enabling Affordable Community Housing in Virginia) grant funding to a 126-unit housing development located a stone’s throw from Huntington Metro – the Arden.

About the Project

The Arden – a project of Wesley Housing Development Corporation –…

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Approves 150 Units of Affordable Senior Housing

Fairfax
January 29, 2020

At its January 28 meeting, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to approve the construction of 150 units of affordable independent senior housing in the highly cost-burdened Fairfax/Alexandria City area.

The Oakwood Residences will be constructed on the 6.2-acre site located at the intersection of Oakwood Road and South Van Dorn Street in Alexandria. The property is owned by…

Project-Based Vouchers Pave the Way for 431 New Affordable Homes for Seniors

Project-Based
January 27, 2020

As a result of the November 2019 request for proposals for project-based vouchers (PBVs), the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority has awarded 130 PBVs to three applicants for new construction senior housing projects.

Having guaranteed PBVs associated with new construction projects enable qualifying affordable housing projects to have a stronger financial position to…

Draft Action Plan for Anticipated Federal Housing Dollars is Ready for Public Comment

Draft
January 17, 2020


During FY 2021, Fairfax County is expected to have access to more than $8 million in federal funding to support the creation of and access to affordable housing for individuals and households throughout the county – with particular emphasis on individuals and families experiencing homelessness; those (including seniors) with extremely low incomes; and individuals with…

Notice of Oakwood PPEA Public Hearing Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Notice
January 13, 2020

Notice of Oakwood PPEA Public Hearing
Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

Notice is hereby given that the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will hold a public hearing on January 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. during its meeting in the FCRHA Board Room, located at One University Plaza (4500 University Drive, Fairfax,…

Fairfax County Receives $300K in Federal Funding to Provide Veteran Housing Assistance

Fairfax
December 18, 2019


The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) has been awarded $304,980 in federal funding through a collaborative program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide assistance for homeless veterans in finding affordable, stable housing.

This collaborative…

Request For Proposals Issued for Autumn Willow Senior Housing Development

Request

Notice of Public Hearing - Thursday, December 12, 2019 - One University Development

Notice
December 5, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will hold a public hearing on December 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. during its meeting in the FCRHA Board Room, located at One University Plaza (4500 University Drive, Fairfax, Virginia). The public hearing is on a proposed Comprehensive Agreement, between the FCRHA and ONE UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS,…

Notice of Public Hearing - Thursday, December 12, 2019 - Oakwood Development

Notice
December 5, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will hold a public hearing on December 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. during its meeting in the FCRHA Board Room, located at One University Plaza (4500 University Drive, Fairfax, Virginia). The public hearing is on a proposed Comprehensive Agreement with the Arlington…

Board of Supervisors Approves $6.5 Million in Housing Blueprint Loans for One University Development

Board
November 25, 2019

Nov. 19, 2019—The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) to make loans totaling $6.5 million to SCG Development Partners to finance the construction of the One University Apartments in Fairfax, Virginia.

“This financing is an important part of our effort to bring more affordable housing to our county,” said…

Notice of Request for Proposals For New Construction Project-Based Voucher Units

Notice
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…

With Affordable Housing, Great Things Can Come in Small Packages

With
November 14, 2019
Fairfax County and Habitat for Humanity team up to rehabilitate a deteriorated property as an affordable home along the Route 1 corridor.

Fairfax County Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Housing Report

Fairfax
November 12, 2019
The Annual Report highlights housing activities and accomplishments made during the past fiscal year.

Fairfax County Honored with 2019 NACCED Award of Excellence for Affordable Housing

Fairfax
October 31, 2019


The National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) has selected Lewinsville Center as the 2019 Award of Excellence recipient. Located in McLean, Virginia, the Lewinsville Center project included the redevelopment of the 8.66-acre site of the original Lewinsville Elementary School (established in 1961). The school building had previously…

Available for Public Comment: Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for FY 2019

Available
August 30, 2019

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has prepared a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The FY 2019 CAPER evaluates the county’s use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program funds for the period from July 1, 2018, through…

Approximately $2.4 Million Available in RFP for CDBG/HOME Affordable Housing Projects - Applications Due September 6

July 11, 2019

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announces the availability of funds under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program. Project proposals are being solicited to acquire, develop or rehabilitate affordable rental housing.

Only multifamily rental projects consisting of 30 units or less and…

Notice of Public Hearing: Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

March 19, 2019

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will conduct a public hearing on April 3, 2019, on its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Budget and on the certification of the proposed budget as consistent with the FCRHA Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2020. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with Section 36-19.2(B) of the Code of Virginia. The FCRHA meeting and public…

Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Adopts One Fairfax Policy

March 14, 2019

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) adopted Fairfax County’s One Fairfax Policy at its meeting on March 7.

The adoption of this policy ensures that the FCRHA considers equity when making decisions about the development and delivery of future housing policies, programs and services.

The One Fairfax Policy defines equity as “The commitment…

Fairfax County Takes a Major Step Forward in Addressing the Need for Affordable Housing

March 13, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12, at the Board of Supervisors Budget Committee Meeting, Fairfax County took a major step forward in addressing the need for affordable housing in the county. The Affordable Housing Resources Panel…

Notice of Public Meeting - February 26, 2019

February 19, 2019
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Strategic Plan Goals and Resources Panel
Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 6:30 p.m. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Strategic Plan Goals and Resources Panel (GRP) will hold its first public meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center (12000 Government…

Notice of Public Hearing - Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Notice
February 15, 2019
The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will conduct a public hearing on its draft Moving to Work (MTW) Plan for Fiscal Year 2020. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements for Public Housing Agencies submitting a MTW Plan. The public hearing will be held at 4500 University Drive, Fairfax, VA at 7 p.m. on…

Notice of Public Hearing - Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7 p.m.

Notice
February 12, 2019

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will
conduct a public hearing on its draft Moving to Work (MTW) Plan for Fiscal
Year 2020. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements for Public
Housing Agencies submitting a MTW Plan. The public hearing will be held at
4500…

Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Opens its Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Today

January 29, 2019

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) began accepting online only pre-applications for placement on the Housing Choice Voucher waitlist today. Now through Monday, February 4, 2019 11:59 p.m. EST, applicants can apply to be on a waitlist for vouchers that subsidize rent at private properties with participating landlords.

Applications must be submitted online…

Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority to open its Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist

January 16, 2019

For the first time in more than a decade, the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will be opening its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Waitlist. The HCV Program (formerly “Section 8”) provides rental assistance to low-income families, seniors and persons with disabilities. Eligible applicants receive vouchers that subsidize rent at private properties with participating…

Fairfax County Preserves Over 400 Units of Affordable Housing

Fairfax
December 20, 2018
Murraygate, Parkwood to bring much-needed private investment, long-term affordability to redeveloping areas
Fairfax County has taken another step forward in preserving the community’s essential affordable housing stock. The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA), the county’s affordable housing financing agency, has closed on financing totaling over $50 million in…

Over $2.5 Million Available in RFP for CDBG Affordable Housing Projects – Applications Due February 1, 2019

December 17, 2018

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announces the availability of funds under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Project proposals are being solicited to acquire, develop or rehabilitate affordable housing.

Preference will be given to projects that include acquisition, development, and rehabilitation of affordable housing…

Notice of Public Meeting - Affordable Housing Resources Panel November 28, 2018

November 26, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Affordable Housing Resources Panel
Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Affordable Housing Resources Panel (AHRP) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center…

Notice of Public Meeting - January 10, 2019

Notice
November 19, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Fairfax County Affordable Dwelling Unit Advisory Board
Thursday, January 10, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
3700 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax VA 22030


The Fairfax County Affordable Dwelling Unit Advisory Board (ADUAB) will hold a special public meeting on Thursday, January 10, 2019, starting at 4:00 p.m. at the…

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice
November 2, 2018

FAIRFAX COUNTY CONSOLIDATED COMMUNITY FUNDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
12000 Government Center Parkway, Conference Rooms 9 & 10
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

The Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Advisory Committee (CCFAC) invites you to participate in a public hearing to help…

Showcasing Energy Efficiency “In Action” for Virginia Residents -Dominion Energy Share program benefits low-income residents

Showcasing
October 24, 2018

Dominion Energy Share program benefits low-income residents

Energy efficiency upgrades that cut costs for low-income Virginia residents were on display today at a tour of an affordable housing complex in northern Virginia. Held in recognition of National Energy Efficiency Month, the walk-through gave state Senator Richard “Dick” Saslaw and other Virginia officials a chance to…

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

October 17, 2018

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Strategic Plan Goals and Resources Panel
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ Strategic Plan Goals and Resources Panel (GRP) will hold its first public meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center (12000 Government Center…

Housing Strategic Plan Phase II meeting postponed

September 18, 2018

Alert: Supervisor HudginsHousing Strategic Plan Phase II meeting on September 20 is postponed, and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Available for Public Comment: Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for FY 2018

Available
August 31, 2018

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has prepared a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. The FY 2018 CAPER evaluates the county’s use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program funds for the period from July 1, 2017, through…

Approximately $2.1 Million Available in RFP for CDBG/HOME Affordable Housing Projects – Applications Due September 28

July 27, 2018

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announces the availability of funds under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs. Project proposals are being solicited to acquire, develop or rehabilitate affordable housing. Preference will be given to projects that include preservation and acquisition of…

Notice of Public Hearing - Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 6:15 p.m.

Notice
March 21, 2018

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will conduct a public hearing on April 4, 2018, on its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Budget and the certification of the proposed budget as consistent with the FCRHA Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2019. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with Section 36-19.2(B) of the Code of Virginia. The FCRHA meeting and public hearing…

Public Hearing on Proposed One-Year Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019

Public
March 10, 2018

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 4 p.m. in the Board Room of the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia, on the Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2019 (Proposed Action Plan).

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires…

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice
March 1, 2018

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will
conduct a public hearing on its draft Moving to Work (MTW) Plan for Fiscal
Year 2019. The hearing is being conducted in compliance with U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements for Public
Housing Agencies submitting a MTW Plan. The public hearing will be held at
4500…

Board Approves Housing Authority Financing to Develop Affordable Housing in Huntington Area

February 27, 2018

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) to make loans totaling $7.4 million to Wesley Housing Development Corporation (WHDC) for the…

A RAD-ical Change for Affordable Housing in Fairfax County

November 14, 2017

Over 1,000 Public Housing Units Converted under HUD’s “RAD” Program

On October 31, 2017, the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) made a transformative change in the way it delivers affordable housing to families with lower incomes. The Authority converted its entire portfolio of 1,060 units to project-based vouchers under the U.S. Department of Housing…

A RAD-ical Change for Affordable Housing in Fairfax County

November 14, 2017

Over 1,000 Public Housing Units Converted under HUD’s “RAD” Program

On October 31, 2017, the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) made a transformative change in the way it delivers affordable housing to families with lower incomes. The Authority converted its entire portfolio of 1,060 units to project-based vouchers under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

Changes in Housing Choice Voucher Program

Changes
November 2, 2017

On November 2, 2017, the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) approved changes to the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program that will impact most participants. These changes are an effort to ensure that as federal funding decreases and rental prices increase, we continue to serve all families currently receiving HCV assistance.

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Residences at Government Center Nationally Recognized for Public-Private Partnership Innovation

Residences
October 11, 2017


The Residences at Government Center, a 270-unit workforce housing community located on the Fairfax County Government Center campus, is receiving national recognition. The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) has selected the community for the 2017 Outstanding Project Innovation Award. This award highlights public and private sector organizations that have…

Notice: Temporary Suspension of FCRP Application Process

Notice:
October 6, 2017

In an effort to provide better customer service to our residents, on October 6, 2017, we will temporarily suspend the FCRPProgram application process to purge and update the current waiting list. We will update the website when the application process reopens.

Note:Third party managed properties are not impacted by this suspension. These properties include Cresent Apartments…

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