Housing and Homeless Services Hub
Housing Crisis Services
The Department of Community and Human Services’ Office of Community Services (OCS) is dedicated to stabilizing households and preventing homelessness. To request OCS services, please call 703.746.5700 or text 703.346.5599.
HOMELESS SERVICES: Learn what to do if you or a loved one is facing homelessness or a housing crisis, including how to access city shelters and cooling centers, the Winter Shelter, and David’s Place.
EVICTION PREVENTION RESOURCES: Learn what to do if you or a loved one is facing eviction in the city.
FORECLOSURE PREVENTION RESOURCES: Learn what to do if you or a loved is facing foreclosure in the city.
RENTER RESOURCES: Learn about committed affordable and moderately-priced rental housing options, rental accessibility modification programs, landlord-tenant mediation services, and other renter resources.
SENIOR RESOURCES: Learn about long-term care services; age-restricted affordable housing, assisted living (including the auxiliary grant), and discounted memory care and independent living options; rental assistance; accessibility programs for renters and homeowners; real estate tax relief; utility assistance; in-home services; and other senior resources.
HOMEOWNER RESOURCES: Learn about the city's home rehabilitation loan and energy efficiency programs, free condominium trainings, foreclosure prevention counseling, and other homeowner resources.
HOMEBUYER RESOURCES: Learn about committed affordable for-sale units, downpayment and closing cost assistance, first-time homebuyer trainings, and other homebuyer resources.
LANDLORD-PROPERTY MANAGER RESOURCES: Learn about policies, services, and trainings relevant to landlords and property managers in the city.