Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

3700 Pender Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Fairfax, Virginia that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-sufficiency, Moving to Work, Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), and Homeownership programs.

Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority serves Fairfax County and Fairfax.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
City and County of Fairfax, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Closed
RAD Project-Based Voucher Closed

Other Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: City and County of Fairfax, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one week from January until February, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Homeless, Working/Employed, Live or Work Locally, Rent Burdened.

2,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

The Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list random lottery selection was completed on March 5, 2019. Email notifications were sent on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

For more information, visit the FCRHA website.

Last Updated on 06/10/2019.

Closed: RAD Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) RAD Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently closed. This waiting list was last open for two weeks in July 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The waiting list had the following preferences: Live or work locally, working, elderly, and disabled.

2,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the FCRHA website, or call the office at (703) 246-5101.

Last Updated on 09/09/2018.

About Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

More information about Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/housing/affordable-housing.

Representatives of Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority may be available by phone at (703) 246-5100. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 4:30pm ET.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 06/26/2018, Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority manages 4,932 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 14 166 250 3,038 82 91
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $800 $1,226 $912 $1,108 $1,383 $1,011
Monthly Cost $11,193 $203,485 $227,989 $3,364,805 $113,403 $92,041

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 5% having issued approximately 813 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 73 years and 5.0000000000001 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 20 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $15,685 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 85% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 45% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 44% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 31% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

45% of households included children, 12% of which had two adults in the household. 37% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

74% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 51% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 50% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 33% with 2 bedrooms and 38% with 3 or more bedrooms. 12% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $227 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $505. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $157.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


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