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FCRHA Adopts HUD Waivers to Efficiently Administer Rental Assistance During COVID-19

Updated: Sep 1, 2020

The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) has adopted a number of waivers authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to enable more effective service delivery in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. These waivers provide administrative flexibility to efficiently serve tenants and landlords participating in federally subsidized housing programs.

Some of the waivers granted include:

  • Self-certification from program participants of income and assets and up to $1,000 in medical expense deductions

  • Extension of maximum term of homeownership assistance by up to 1 year

  • Allows for the collection of non-original Social Security number documentation


Any questions regarding rental assistance programs may be directed to the Rental Assistance Division of the Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development by emailing or by calling 703-246-5101.

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