Housing Assistance

DHCD offers many resources to assist with housing needs. From housing rehabilitation to homebuyer resources, check out the many programs and resources available to Virginians.

Housing Repair and Energy Efficiency

Find all DHCD resources available to assist homeowners with housing rehabilitation and energy efficiency.

Homebuyer Resources

DHCD has multiple resources to assist first-time homebuyers with the purchase of their new home.

Tax Credit Programs

Learn about DHCD’s tax credit programs that improve access to affordable housing and home accessibility.

Virginia Housing Search

Check out this free resource to help you find a rental home that fits your needs in budget. 

2-1-1 Virginia

A free service that can help you find the local resources you need. We're here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Housing Development and Rehabilitation

Multiple programs offer state and federal funding sources to provide safe and affordable housing throughout Virginia.


DHCD has several program that provide resources for multifamily housing and community development.

Housing Rehabilitation

Explore the numerous DHCD programs focused on home improvement, repair and development.

Homeless Assistance and Prevention

Multiple programs offer state and federal funding to address homelessness.

Virginia Homeless Solutions Program (VHSP)

VHSP enables service providers to assist households experiencing homelessness.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)

HOPWA enables services providers to assist households with HIV/AIDS with their housing crisis.

Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants

The Homeless Reduction Grant funds projects that reduce homelessness.

CoC/Balance of State

DHCD is the lead agency of the Balance of State Continuum of Care.