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


people in Virginia are homeless on a given night.


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


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.


The 2023 Annual Awards Luncheon on July 21, 2023 at the Omni Hotel in Richmond will recognize Virginia housing advocates that have demonstrated both distinction in their professional accomplishments and dedication to their communities.

Nominations for awards are being accepted and will remain open until Friday, April 7, 2023.

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.

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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.