According to the Alexandria Gazette Packet, April 28, 2015, the city of Alexandria has 10, 316 affordable housing units in its inventory with 14,353 Alexandria citizens living at 60% or more below the median income. The article further states that as of October, 2014, the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (a public agency whose mission is to provide sanitary, safe and affordable dwelling accommodations to persons of low income) had a voucher waiting list of 7,840 households, while there is a 6,952 household waiting list for public housing.
Beyond bricks and mortar, we are committed to the individual success of each of our residents. Our work encourages participation and leadership in our communities, enhances children’s academic achievement and self-esteem, and helps adults to become confident and educated contributors to their community.
We provide housing to 39 disadvantaged families at below market rent. Units range from 1 bedroom/1 bath to 3 bedrooms/2 bath and are priced to accommodate those families who earn 60% or less of the Alexandria median income of $117,200 for a family of four (as of 2018). You can view the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) eligibility chart here.
Those wishing to be considered for our affordable housing program may call (703) 549-4407.