Fearing Eviction? There Are Resources Available
The COVID-19 pandemic has left many families at risk for being homeless or evicted. Did you know there are new federal and state laws that help renters and homeowners unable to pay their rent because of COVID-19? If you are worried about being evicted because you cannot pay your rent, there are resources to help you.
Help for Tenants
Find out if you are covered by the Federal Eviction Moratorium or other protections. Search this database to see if your residence is covered: ProPublica: Can I be Evicted During Coronavirus
Residents at FCRHA Properties or Rental Assistance program participants: If you are experiencing difficulties in meeting monthly rent payment, contact your assigned housing specialist to discuss circumstances.
Virginia Poverty Law Center: Eviction Helpline 833-NOEVICT (833-633-8428) in English and Spanish
Legal Services of Northern Virginia: Call 703-778-6800 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and from 1:30 pm. to 3:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
All county residents in need of utility, housing, or food assistance, call the Coordinated Services Planning team at 703-222-0880, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, read 4 Things to Know about Tenant-Landlord Rights During COVID-19.