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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 […]

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 […]

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Approves Increase in Landfill Fees

October 1, 2021

For the first time in almost a decade, homeowners will see an increase of at least $1 more per trip to the county landfill south of Leesburg. On September 21, 2021, the Board of Supervisors (BOS) approved a fee increase after being presented with a financial analysis of facility operations for the Loudoun County Solid […]

National Voter Registration Day: Virginia

September 28, 2021

The Commonwealth’s general election is November 2nd. Below is everything you’ll need to know about how, where, and when to cast your ballot. Happy National Voter Registration Day, DAAR! Virginia’s 2021 General Election is right around the corner, and early voting has kicked into full gear as of Friday, September 17, 2021. Eligible voters in […]

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Assist First-Generation Homebuyers

September 27, 2021

“LIFT is among the most effective ways policymakers have to address the nation’s pernicious problem of large and widening economic disparities,” – Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody’s Analytics. On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, a group of U.S. senators introduced the Low-Income First Time Homebuyers (LIFT) Act to help first time and first-generation homebuyers build wealth […]