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DAAR Celebrates Fair Housing Month 2022: Upcoming Events in Loudoun County

March 25, 2022

Take a sneak peek at some of the upcoming Fair Housing Month events in the community!   Next week marks the beginning of April, which means Fair Housing Month is almost officially here! While DAAR champions fair housing efforts every month, this time of year is always significant as we have the opportunity to highlight upcoming […]

Loudoun Receives $10 Million from Virginia Housing’s Amazon REACH Program

January 11, 2022

The funding, dedicated to affordable housing in Loudoun, comes amid rising concerns about Amazon HQ2’s potential impact on home prices in Northern Virginia. On Monday, January 10, 2022, Loudoun County announced its receipt of state grants in the amount of $10 million for affordable (attainable) multifamily housing. These funds are in addition to the $3.75 […]

BOS Boosts Incentives for Conservation Easements Assistance Program (CEAP)

January 5, 2022

The annual funding for CEAP is $150,000 and will be available to qualifying landowners on rolling basis. On January 4th, 2022, the Loudoun County Government announced the Board of Supervisors (BOS) has approved changes to the Conservation Easements Assistance Program (CEAP) which will expand the number of qualified landowners who may receive financial support. According to […]

DAAR Installs 2022 President Rich Blessing, New Board of Directors

December 17, 2021

Watch Rich Blessing’s Installation Speech ASHBURN, Va. – The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) installed its 2022 president and Board of Directors on Thursday, Dec. 9, during its annual Holiday Party and Installation event. Rich Blessing was installed as the 2022 president of the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS®. Blessing will serve as the […]

County Receives Grant for Broadband Expansion in Western Loudoun

December 14, 2021

The initiative will expand fiber broadband to 8,000+ unserved addresses and achieve universal coverage in Loudoun County. On December 14, 2021, Loudoun County announced its receipt of a $17.5 million grant from the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI). The grant will be used to subsidize the construction of a fiber network that aims to expand broadband […]

BOS Adopts ROIA for Zoning Ordinance

November 22, 2021

On November 16, 2021, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) adopted a Resolution of Intent to Amend (ROIA) for the Revised 1993 Zoning Ordinance. According to the county’s press release, the ROIA is a necessary step in the revision process. The County’s press release also delineates key goals for the rewrite project, which include:  Implementation […]

Board of Supervisors Approves Example Plans for Local Election Redistricting

October 21, 2021

Following immense population growth in Loudoun County, the ideal size of each election district will  increase to 52,641 residents. At the business meeting on October 19, 2021, Loudoun County’s Board of Supervisors (BOS) requested that 7 examples of local redistricting plans serve as “starting points” for both the public and the Board to consider how the […]

DAAR Diversity Open House 2021

October 13, 2021

  Save The Date! Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 Time: 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Location: 21720 Red Rum Dr., Ashburn, VA 20147 (DAAR office) Cost: Free   Event Overview: Join Carl Rush, Loudoun County’s first Chief Equity Officer, for a conversation on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and housing at DAAR’s Diversity Open House […]

Loudoun County to Study Building Accessibility for People with Disabilities

October 4, 2021

Among those present, the Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted unanimously to direct the Disability Services Board to review the accessibility of government buildings in a 8-0-1 vote. On September 8, 2021, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted (8-0-1) to study the county government buildings through an accessibility lens. Namely, these buildings are the Loudoun County […]

Loudoun’s BOS Adopts Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan

October 1, 2021

The following information comes from the Loudoun County Government website and can be accessed here. Loudoun’s Board of Supervisors has officially adopted the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan (UHNSP).  The plan is a key step in the implementation of the Loudoun County 2019 Comprehensive Plan and is designed to assist the county in improving housing […]