First Time Homebuyers and Condo Living Info | News Release | City of Alexandria

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Upcoming Housing Training Opportunities

The City of Alexandria is offering a free training for first-time homebuyers on September 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This training leads to a certificate from the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) and access to VHDA’s below market rate mortgage financing.

This training will be held at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street in Alexandria.  To register, contact Leonardo Martinez at 703.580.8838, ext 17 or email

Understanding Condominium Living, a free two-hour class which highlights the rights and responsibilities related to condominium ownership, will be held on October 17th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the Arlington Mill Community Center, 909 S. Dinwiddie Street, Arlington. This class is jointly presented by the City and Arlington County in partnership with the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (WMCCAI) with the support of VHDA.

To register for this class, contact Shane Cochran at 703.746.4990 or email

For more information on affordable homeownership opportunities, call the Office of Housing at 703.746.4990 or visit

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