Affordable Homeownership Opportunity | News Release | City of Alexandria

The City is assisted with the marketing of a Resale Restricted Homeownership unit at the Quaker Hill Condominiums. This one-bedroom with den, priced at $243,500 is located at 1100 Quaker Hill Drive, Unit 311 and available to first-time homebuyers who live or work in the City of Alexandria. Applicants must have a gross annual income below the following limits:

  • 1 person – $76,440
  • 2 person – $87,360
  • 3 person – $98,920

The City of Alexandria can provide a downpayment and closing cost assistance loan of up to $50,000 to qualifying households. Current income and assistance limits can be found here.

Upcoming Housing Training Classes

The City has scheduled two Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) classes for first-time homebuyers on March 26 and again on April 23. These training classes will be held from 10 am to 4 pm at the Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe Street in Alexandria, and will offer information on personal finance and credit reporting, how to prepare for homeownership, and the basics of the homebuying process. Presenters include lenders, real estate agents, home inspectors and housing counselors.

The first-time homebuyer class is offered at no charge to participants. Completion leads to a certificate from VHDA and access to the agency’s below market rate mortgage financing. Registration may now be completed online through the VHDA website.

Coming March 19th – the Northern Virginia Housing Expo!

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 6th Annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo will be held on March 19 from 10 am to 3 pm at Freedom High School, 15201 Neabsco Mills Road, in Woodbridge. The Expo is 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 regarding affordable ownership or rental housing opportunities in the City of Alexandria, visit the Office of Housing webpage or call 703.746.4990.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation, or to request materials in an alternative format, call or e-mail melodie.seau@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.4990, Virginia Relay 711.

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