August 31, 2018
e-ffordable Special Alert
RAD (formerly Public Housing) Waitlist Update
The Department of Housing and Community Development Rental Assistance Demonstration program (formerly Public Housing) waitlist was open from July 10 to July 23, 2018. During that time, there were more than 13,000 applicants for the designated 2,000 waitlist slots. On August 29, 2018, a computer generated random selection was run and an email was sent to all applicants, whether selected or not, informing them of the results. It is estimated that the 2,000 households selected to the waitlist will be a two to three year supply of potential RAD participants.
If you or someone you know applied to the RAD waitlist and would like to check the status of an application, please click here.
Available for Public Comment: Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for FY 2018
The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has prepared a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. The FY 2018 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, 2017, through June 30, 2018. Members of the public are invited to review the draft report and provide comments before the final draft is submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Copies of the draft FY 2018 CAPER will be available and comments will be received beginning Friday, Aug. 31, through Monday, Sept. 17, at the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development, 3700 Pender Drive, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030, between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The report will also be available for this same period of time at the following Fairfax County Public Libraries: Reston Regional, Centreville Regional, Sherwood Regional, and Patrick Henry. The document will also be available online. Written comments on this report may be submitted to the attention of Stephen E. Knippler, either at the Department of Housing and Community Development address above or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, please call 703-246-5170 (TTY: 711).