Additional resources recommended by ALIVE! to receive help in Alexandria

July 2021

Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)

Virginia is administering relief for renters experiencing a negative financial impact due to the COVID-19 pandemic through the Virginia Rent Relief Program (RRP). You can now apply through Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) and other statewide partners. Staff will assist in completing the online RRP application and obtaining the needed documentation. The total payments may not exceed 15 months of [...]

DCHS Renter Resources

Affordable and Accessible Rental UnitsThe Office of Housing provides housing counseling services for persons seeking affordable rental and accessible housing in the City. Please contact us at 703.746.4990 and review the resources below to learn more. To receive email alerts when affordable rental units become available, please sign up for the City’s eNews Affordable Housing Opportunities notices.CURRENT AVAILABILITYNEW!  The Platform, a new rental community [...]

2021 Advance Child Tax Payments & Tax Prep

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments will be issued beginning July 15. Eligible families can receive up to $300 per month per child under age 6 and up to $250 per month for children age 6 and above. Even those with no earned income or who don't owe any federal income taxes can still receive the credit, if eligible. To receive [...]

June 2021

Register for Fall 2021 Recruiting Events at George Mason University

Register for Fall 2021 Recruitment Events at George Mason UniversityLogin and register through George Mason.2021 Welcome2Mason Part-Time Job FairWednesday, August 25, 11 am – 2 pm EDT  During Welcome Week, we are inviting on-campus employers and local companies with part-time jobs to attend this fair. This event is subject to the university's health and safety protocols and there may be a [...]

May 2021

Kimmy Duong Foundation Hardship Grant

The Kimmy Duong Foundation is pleased to announce their newest initiative: The Hardship Grant Program.To assist families in the Virginia, Maryland, and DC areas who are experiencing economic challenges, the Kimmy Duong Foundation will provide an amount of $500 or $1000 per family. Attached below are the conditions and process of the application.Please visit to check the poverty guidelines and [...]

City of Alexandria Seeks Community Input on Priorities for Use of American Rescue Plan Act Funding

City of Alexandria Seeks Community Input on Priorities for Use of American Rescue Plan Act Funding­­For Immediate Release: April 30, 2021The City of Alexandria is seeking community input on the use of forthcoming federal funding as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). A list of potential programs and projects has been developed to help guide the use of [...]

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