For many Americans, their home represents their largest and highest-value investment, and homeownership allows them to build wealth and enjoy economic and social benefits. Homeownership opportunities, however, have historically not been distributed equitably. Offering homeownership programs can be an effective way for local governments to address the racial wealth gap and decades-old inequalities.
Arlington’s current programs are designed to provide greater access to homeownership primarily for households earning below 80 percent of area median income (AMI), but do not necessarily help to build wealth.
To better clarify the needs and goals of the community, Arlington has launched a Homeownership Study that will:
The study is part of the Housing Arlington program and is one of many tools the County is using to address housing needs in the community.
What do we already know about owners, sales, and prices of homes in Arlington?
Review the study scope and timeline. Learn about opportunities to get involved in this study.
This page will be a repository of documents related to the study.
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