Housing & Community Development

COVID-19 Update for Housing

Loudoun County Housing staff are currently working remotely and will continue to provide customer assistance. Email the housing office for assistance. 

  • On May 19, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam shared new resources to protect Virginians from eviction and support individuals who have lost their job or income due to COVID-19. 
    • StayHomeVirginia.com: A website for housing-centered information about progarms, services and resources to help Virginians who have experienced job or income loss and other impacts due to the COVID-19 crisis. It includes guidance on how to work with landlords, financial institutions and others to sustainably utilize temporary eviction and foreclosure protections during this crisis.
    • Governor Northam also signed two important bills that provide relief to tenants and mortgage holders: House Bill 1420 caps late fees on rent and House Bill 340 protects tenants from eviction during emergencies.
  • Loudoun County is requesting multi-family rental owners and managers take voluntary actions for tenants current on rent through March 2020 to prevent evictions. View the letter sent to rental owners and managers from Loudoun County (PDF). Additionally, check out available relief programs for landlords and realtors.
  • For tenants paying rent late or unable to pay rent for May, Loudoun County urges these residents to consider these tips:
    • Submit a written request to your rental management company, ask for an installment plan, or ask to waive late fees or penalties.
    • If you need free legal assistance, contact Legal Services of Northern Virginia at 703-778-6800 or email.
    • If you feel as though you are being discriminated against, contact the Virginia Fair Housing Office at 804-367-8530 or 888-551-3247 or send an email.
    • Learn about Loudoun County’s COVID-19 limited rent assistance program.
  • For homeowners, Loudoun County provides foreclosure prevention resources and a list of relief programs for homeowners.
  • For housing or other basic needs assistance, contact Information and Referral, during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., call 703-777-0420. Language interpretation services are available at no cost. After hours and on the weekend complete the online form or send an email.

Fraud Prevention

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development warns homeowners and renters to be on guard against mortgage-related fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic.