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  • May 19, 2017
    9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Fairfax County Government Center,Conference Rooms  
    Conf. Room 9/10

  • Sep 22, 2017
    9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    Fairfax County Government Center,
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    Conf. Room 9/10

  • Nov 3, 2017
    9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
    Fairfax County Government Center,
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March 16, 2017

 
 

 

e-ffordable Special Alert

AHAC Co-Chair to Speak at Affordable Housing Forum – Sunday, March 19

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC) Co-Chairman Kerrie Wilson, will be a guest speaker at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) on Sunday, March 19 to discuss how the faith-based community can help address the challenge of affordable housing in Fairfax County.  The forum will start at 12:30 p.m. in the UUCF Sanctuary, located at 2709 Hunter Mill Road in Oakton, VA 22124.


 
 


Now Available for Public Comment: Draft Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018


The Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2018 is now available online for viewing and public comment. It identifies the proposed use of funds for the three federal programs: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, and Emergency Solutions Grant. It also recognizes: (1) various public and private resources available for housing and community development activities; (2) the goals and objectives for the Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years 2016-2020; and (3) the FY 2017-2018 Consolidated Community Funding Pool (CCFP) funding priorities.
To view the Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2018, please click here.

 
 


FCRHA Welcomes New Commissioners Kenneth G. Feng and Kevin C. Greenlief


The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) welcomes
two new commissioners: Kenneth G. Feng and Kevin C. Greenlief.

Kenneth G. Feng, Springfield District Commissioner
Kenneth G. Feng has been appointed as the new Springfield District Commissioner for the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA). 

 Mr. Feng has thirty-two years of public service experience at various levels and branches of government.  In 2006, Mr. Feng retired from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) as the Assistant Director for Investigations.  Afterwards, he completed a five-year contract with the U.S. State Department as a Management Analyst. Mr. Feng has served as a police officer, financial auditor,
and congressional investigator.  In addition, he collaborated with senior officials within the Congress, White House, Pentagon, and multinational corporations in developing national policy.  He also has teaching experience as an adjunct faculty member at California State Universities. Click here to read the full article.

Kevin C. Greenlief, Sully District Commissioner
Kevin C. Greenlief was appointed as the Sully District Commissioner for the FCRHA on October 18, 2016.

Mr. Greenlief’s appointment follows a 34-year career with Fairfax County government where he retired as the Director of the Department of Tax Administration (DTA).  Appointed DTA Director in 1994, Mr. Greenlief served as the County Assessor and Tax Collector, managing the assessment and collection of more than $3 billion in revenue from nearly 1.5 million tax accounts.  Mr. Greenlief also had direct oversight of the Tax Relief Program for the Elderly and Disabled, to include low-income rental grant assistance.  Click here to read the full article.

Commissioner Feng
Commissioner Greenlief

 

 

 
 


Public Hearing Scheduled for March 14th on Fairfax County’s Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for Fiscal Year 2018


A public hearing on the Proposed Consolidated Plan One-Year Action Plan for FY 2018 (Action Plan) will take place before the Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County, Virginia, on March 14, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in the Board Auditorium of the Fairfax County Government Center.

The public hearing will provide an opportunity for citizens to express their views on the Action Plan, as well as on housing, community development, fair housing, homelessness and community service needs in Fairfax County, and to comment on Fairfax County's community development performance. We encourage the public to provide information concerning changes in housing and community service trends since the last Board public hearing on the consolidated action plan in March 2016. Click here to read the full article.

 
 


Fairfax County Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Is Now Available Online


The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has prepared a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for FY 2016. As a recipient of federal funds under the Consolidated Plan, Fairfax County is required to provide this annual CAPER within 90 days of the end of the county’s program year.
The CAPER evaluates the county’s use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program funds for the period from July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.

To view the FY 2016 CAPER, please click here.
 
 



 
  7th Annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo on March 18th: We Hope To See You There!

If you are looking to rent or buy a home or apartment in Northern Virginia, make the Northern Virginia Housing Expo your first stop. Free and open to the public, its dozens of exhibits and workshops will provide all the information needed to rent an apartment or purchase a first home.

The expo will take place at Dominion High School located at 21326 Augusta Drive in Sterling, Virginia. It is being hosted by the AHOME Foundation in cooperation with representatives from the counties of Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William and Loudoun, the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church and the town of Herndon, as well as the Virginia Housing Development Authority. For more information, click here.
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North Hill Poised to Become an Affordable and Market-Rate Housing Hub on Richmond Highway


After many attempts over the years, new housing options are poised for a vacant property along Richmond Highway that was originally bought for affordable housing. The Board of Supervisors approved zoning changes to the nearly 35-acre property at the corner of Dart Drive and Richmond Highway.
The board’s action on Tuesday allows for the construction of:

  • 219 affordable and workforce apartments
  • 60 affordable independent living units for seniors
  • 175 market rate townhomes
  • 12 acre public park

For more information, click here.

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CCFAC Non-Profit Dialogue Addresses Federal Funds for Affordable Housing Development


On February 6, 2017, the Consolidated Community Funding Advisory Committee (CCFAC) held a non-profit dialogue regarding how to effectively allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) capital funding to non-profit organizations through the Request for Proposal (RFP) process.  Funding is currently allocated competitively through the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) RFP process and the Consolidated Community Funding Pool (CCFP) RFP process. Click here to read the full article.
 
 


FCRHA Awards Project-Based Vouchers to Local Developers/Organizations


The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) is pleased to announce the award of Project-Based Vouchers to the following developers/organizations:

  • CHPPENN I, LLC
  • Lake Anne Fellowship House
  • Wesley Housing Development Corporation
  • Cornerstones
  • Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services

Click here to read the full article.

 
 


Loudoun County Housing Needs Assessment


George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis announces the release of “Loudoun County Housing Needs Assessment, 2015-2040”, a report that assesses the County’s current and future housing needs. The report includes an analysis of current demographic, economic and housing market conditions and patterns of housing affordability in the County as well as describes the current gaps between housing demand and supply.
For more information and to view the report, click here.

 
 


Free Tax Relief Workshops

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is hosting a series of free tax relief workshops in March at several locations throughout the county. Real estate tax relief is available for older adults and people with disabilities who meet certain qualifications; you also may be eligible for car tax relief and tax relief for renters. County staff from the Department of Tax Administration will assist with filling out the application form, as well as answering questions. The schedule is by district. More information on tax relief can be found at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dta or by calling 703-222-8234.
 
     
     
 

 


 
       
 

 

 
 



 
 





   
 

 

 

 
       
       

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