Housing Grants

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The County’s Housing Grants Program provides rental assistance to low-income Arlington residents. These grants cover a portion of monthly rent, depending on household income, household size and rent amount. Applicants must meet income requirements and personal assets may not exceed $35,000.

Eligibility Requirements

This program serves Arlington renters who are:

  • 65 years or older
  • Totally and permanently disabled
  • Working families with at least one child under age 18
  • Clients and patients of a County-operated or County-supported mental health program
  • For additional guidance please see Housing Grants – Administrative Regulations

Income Guidelines

Maximum allowable gross income from all sources is as follows (however, depending on ages of household members and apartment rent, actual income limits may be less):

Household size  Annual Income Limits (Effective 5/1/21)
 1  $38,378
 2  $43,860
 3  $49,343
 4  $54,825
 5  $59,245
 6  $63,623
 7  $68,000
 8  $72,378

Where to Apply

Department of Human Services
2100 Washington Blvd., 3rd floor
Arlington, VA 22204
703-228-1350
TTY 703-228-1398

You can also apply online at Dhshg@arlingtonva.us.  Be sure to include residency verification with your application.