Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA)

600 N Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314
(703)549-7115



Alexandria city County

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About Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA)

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) is a public agency established under the Housing Authority Law, Chapter 1, Title 36 of the Code of Virginia of 1938. It's primary mission is to provide sanitary and safe dwelling accommodations to persons of low income at rents they can afford. Low income is defined by federal, state and local regulations for programs administered by ARHA.


Mission Statement

For the last 71-years, the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) has provided adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunities and a suitable living environment, free from discrimination, for the citizens of Alexandria. Our mission for the next five years is to be an industry leader in the development and management of model mixed income communities that provide the opportunity for residents to achieve self-sufficiency and to participate in economic opportunities that are made possible through this model.

Program Summary for Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA)

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 306 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) administered a total of 371 Section 8 Vouchers. Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) is located at 600 N Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314 and serves the city of Alexandria. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) at, (703)549-7115 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 2
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 371
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 306
Waiting list for the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Fairfax County, VA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Fairfax County, VA:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $38,050
  • $43,450
  • $48,900
  • $54,300
  • $58,650
  • $63,000
  • $67,350
  • $71,700
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $22,850
  • $26,100
  • $29,350
  • $32,600
  • $35,250
  • $37,850
  • $40,450
  • $43,050
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $49,150
  • $56,150
  • $63,150
  • $70,150
  • $75,800
  • $81,400
  • $87,000
  • $92,600

2017 Fair Market Rents for Fairfax County, VA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Fairfax County, VA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$1440 $1513 $1746 $2300 $2855



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Community Connections Community Connections Washington DC 150 N/A Open 5.67 Miles Contact
Arlington County Department of Human Services (ACDHS) Arlington County Department of Human Services (ACDHS) Arlington VA 1,546 N/A Closed 6.08 Miles Contact
D.C. Housing Authority D.C. Housing Authority Washington DC 14,564 9,170 Open 6.76 Miles Contact
Prince Georges County Housing Authority Prince Georges County Housing Authority Largo MD 6,013 377 Closed 12.65 Miles Contact
Glenarden Housing Authority Glenarden Housing Authority Glenarden MD N/A N/A Open 12.7 Miles Contact
College Park Housing Authority College Park Housing Authority College Park MD 162 N/A Open 14.52 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
841
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Fairfax County Quick Facts

Population: 1,137,538
Persons Per Household: 2.8
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 27.9%
Homeownership Rate: 69.0%
Housing Units: 409,261
Yearly Income Per Person: $50,532
Median Household Income: $110,292