Office of Housing
Welcome to the Office of Housing
The Office of Housing provides a range of services to renters, homeowners, homebuyers, landlords and property managers. Download our Housing Resource Guide (Spanish, Amharic, and Arabic) today! NEW! Our 2023 Guide will be published in the spring.
To receive updates on affordable housing rental and homeownership opportunities, homebuyer and condominium trainings, and other housing resources, please sign up for the City’s eNews (select "Affordable Housing").
If you are experiencing a housing crisis or facing homelessness, please contact the Department of Community and Human Services by calling 703.746.5700 or texting 703.346.5599.
For information about public housing and the Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher Program, please contact the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
To learn about the City's housing goals, please visit the Housing Master Plan and Regional Housing Initiative.
March 25 Condominium Governance Training Announced
Draft Regional Fair Housing Plan Released
13th Annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo
Draft CFY 2024 Annual Action Plan Available for Public Comment
City Kicks Off Alexandria West Small Area Planning Process
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Learn about affordable rental options, landlord-tenant mediation, eviction prevention, rental accessibility modification resources, and other services.
Learn about affordable homebuyer opportunities, downpayment and closing cost assistance, first-time homebuyer trainings and related resources.
Learn about condominium and community association trainings, the Home Rehabilitation Loan Program, foreclosure prevention, and other related services.
COVID-19 Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Assistance
- As of May 15, 2022, new Rent Relief Program (RRP) applications are no longer being accepted by the State of Virginia. For eviction prevention services, please contact the Alexandria Eviction Prevention Program at 703.837.9300; Legal Aid of Virginia; or the Office of Community Services (OCS) at City’s Department of Community and Human Services at 703.746.5700 [text 703.346.5599].
- Properties Covered by the CARES Act
- For landlord-tenant issues, including available mediation services, and questions regarding affordable housing, please call the Office of Housing at 703.746.4990.
For mortgage relief in response to financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, please contact the State of Virginia's Mortgage Relief Program at 833.687.8677. Download the VMRP flyer to learn more.