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We support renters, homebuyers and homeowners across Virginia.

At Virginia Housing, we're making affordable possible — and transforming where and how thousands of Virginians live. Our specialty programs, financing options, tools and resources are here to help you each step of the way. 



Loans, grants and specialty programs for first-time homebuyers.


Education programs to support financial and long-term stability.


Housing search support, renter education, information on our Housing Choice Voucher program and more.

News and testimonials

One University in Fairfax is First RAD Property to...

Virginia Housing participated in the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing development across from George Mason University in Fairfax. One University is the redevelopment of Robinson Square, an aging public housing community owned by Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) and previously funded by HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program.

Aug 02, 2022
Partnerships Key to Increasing Minority Homeowners...

Addressing barriers to minority homeownership is a key priority for Virginia Housing. One way we make a difference is by partnering with minority-owned businesses, organizations and nonprofits. Recently, our Business Development Officer Joni Moncure worked with the KEY Team of Icon Realty Group, an African American owned independent real estate brokerage in Richmond, to give a presentation about Virginia Housing’s first-time homebuyer programs and grants. The event, called Love + Loans, was held on Feb. 15 and drew more than two dozen participants.

Mar 21, 2022

I remember when I was a loan officer, there were times I didn't have any loan options for families who needed special financing. Virginia Housing has been a wonderful resource in helping to provide options to make the dream of homeownership a reality for so many Virginians.” 

Gigi Houchins, Business Development Officer
Virginia Housing

Having graduated from college a few years ago, I didn't think it was possible to buy a home with my outstanding student loans. Virginia Housing made it possible with a grant. I couldn't believe these were available to first-time homebuyers without repayment.”

First-time homebuyer

New, Affordable Housing Coming to Arlington - Virg...

Soon, Arlington residents will have more housing options – and in a prime location. Nonprofit real estate developer Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) recently broke ground on a new 144-unit affordable housing complex located at the Central United Methodist Church site — right across the street from Ballston Station Metro, and steps away from Marymount University.

Mar 21, 2022
Partnerships Lead to New, Affordable Housing in No...

In an area known for high housing costs, hundreds of affordable, new residential units are now ready — thanks to a collaboration between Virginia Housing and Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH). The Queens Court community is a welcome addition to this densely-populated section of Northern Virginia. The 12-story development in the Roslyn-Ballston area is scheduled to open in June 2021.

Jun 11, 2021

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