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Advocating for the expansion of housing opportunities and ending homelessness in Virginia

5,975

people in Virginia are homeless on a given night.

35%

of Black households have little to no confidence in their ability to pay next month’s rent.

2.1

The amount of full time jobs minimum wage workers need to work to be able to afford an average one bedroom apartment.

Research shows that the primary cause of homelessness, particularly among families, is lack of affordable housing.

About Us

The Virginia Housing Alliance advocates for the expansion of housing opportunities and ending homelessness throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. As the only statewide voice on affordable housing and homelessness, VHA supports its members and the clients they serve through advocacy, education, and capacity building.

Take action to end homelessness in Virginia

Participate in digital advocacy for affordable housing

Find out how you can interact with your legislators digitally to further affordable housing policy in Virginia.

Follow bills we’re tracking

View the legislation we’re tracking and making progress on. See what stage bills are in, recent updates, and our stance.

Support affordable housing

When you donate to Virginia Housing Alliance, you’re giving to a unique nonprofit organization that works to expand housing opportunity and end homelessness in Virginia.