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2009 Meeting Dates of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee:

  • December 11, 2009, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Fairfax County Government Center, Conference Rooms 9 & 10

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

Reminder: Fall 2009 Non-profit Dialogue Scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 12

On Thursday, Nov. 12, representatives from non-profit organizations and other activists are invited to gather to provide input on the FY 2011 Strategic Plan and the Neighborhood Stabilization Plan update and current and upcoming funding opportunities.

The Non-profit Dialogue will be held at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Conference Rooms 4 and 5 from 2 - 4 p.m.  RSVPs are not required for this event.

Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all County programs, services and activities. Special accommodations will be provided upon request. 
For information call 703-246-5101 or TTY 703-385-3578.  

Fairfax County Wants Your Help in Planning Housing and Human Service Programs

You are invited to attend and participate in public forums/public hearings being conducted by Fairfax County to help identify housing and other human service needs to be addressed in the county’s FY 2011-2015 Five Year Consolidated Plan. The final plan will be approved by the Board of Supervisors and submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in May 2010. Three public forums will be held according to the following schedule: 

Wednesday, Oct. 28
Affordable Housing and Community and Economic Development
Reston Community Center, Hunter Woods Village
2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191
1 – 4:30 p.m.

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Fairfax County Housing Choice Voucher Program Earns High Performer Rating Again!

The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has been awarded a better than perfect score in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP).  HCD scored 148 points out of a possible 145 points—gaining bonus points for the agency’s performance.  This 102% rating designates HCD as a high performer under the SEMAP system for FY 2009. 

SEMAP is used by HUD to measure housing agency performance in key areas of the Section 8 tenant-based programs.  SEMAP assesses housing agency performance on 14 key indicators including selection procedures, timeliness of recertifications, timing of housing inspections, enforcement of housing quality standards, policies and practices for determinates of rent reasonableness, rate of program lease-up and other related areas. 


Reston Interfaith to Present Foreclosure Workshop at Virginia Housing Conference

Reston Interfaith has been selected to present a foreclosure conference session at the 2009 Virginia Housing Conference, to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18 to Friday, Nov. 20 at the Norfolk Marriott in Norfolk, Virginia.

The session, Affordable Housing and Foreclosure Crisis: Standing in the Gap with Resources for Moving Ahead will provide a general overview on the foreclosure crisis and the organization’s response to the crisis, community education outreach, pre-foreclosure counseling, post-foreclosure assistance, and alternative options to clients who cannot prevent foreclosure. Participants will learn about Reston Interfaith’s rapid re-housing approach, which will utilize 87 units of affordable housing.

Reston Interfaith is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable housing for homeless families and supportive services to families at-risk of homelessness in Northern Virginia. Reston Interfaith received the second place award for Excellence in Affordable Housing Management Including Service at the 2008 Enterprise National Conference in Baltimore, MD.







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