HIV Resources Project of Northern VA
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HOPWA Funded Services in Suburban Virginia
Housing Information 
NVRC operates the HIV Resources Project, a website featuring:
  • housing resources
  • information on HOPWA services
  • limited telephone consultation at 703-642-0700
Operating Costs 
Wesley Housing Development Corporation receives partial operating support for its Agape House, the region’s only residence specifically for persons with HIV/AIDS. Agape House features eight one-bedroom apartments and four two-bedroom apartments and is located in Fairfax.

Interested persons should apply directly to Wesley at 703-573-8430.

Project-Based Rental Assistance
One organization provides project-based rental assistance: 

  • Homestretch, Inc. offers two, two-bedroom units of transitional housing with support services. Program duration is two years

Vacancies are filled through the Regional HOPWA Waiting List.  Please contact the HIV Resources Specialist either by phone (703-642-0700) or by email ().

Tenant-Based Rental Assistance
Three organizations provide nearly 80 households with tenant-based rental assistance:

Program duration is unlimited as long as residents remain HOPWA-eligible and adhere to program requirements. Vacancies are filled through the Regional HOPWA Waiting List.

Security deposits and first month’s rent are also funded out of this category through a program operated by Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS).

Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utilities Assistance
Two organizations provide up to 21 weeks of assistance with rent, mortgage or utilities costs to current tenants or home owners with mortgages:

Supportive Services
Wesley Housing Development, Corp.
 offers supportive services to Agape House residents.

Funding for this project was provided by:
US Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentHIV/AIDS Administration
HIV Resources Project, C/O Northern Virginia Regional Commission  3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200  Fairfax, VA 22031  703-642-4627 (Voice)  Email Us