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DAAR Shares Opposition for Proposed AIOD Disclosure Requirements

November 7, 2022

  Proposed amendments to the Airport Impact Overlay District (AIOD) are scheduled to be considered by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) at its Nov. 9, 2022, public hearing. Among these amendments, the county has proposed a disclosure requirement on home transfers within the newly proposed AIOD areas. The Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® […]

Early Voting Begins for 2022 Virginia General Election

September 26, 2022

The Commonwealth’s general election is November 8.  Virginia’s 2022 General Election is right around the corner, and early voting has kicked into full gear as of Friday, September 23, 2022. Eligible voters in the Commonwealth have until Saturday, November 5 to vote in-person at early voting locations across Virginia. In Loudoun County, a list of […]

DAAR Shares Support for NVTA TransAction Plan

August 31, 2022

TransAction is a multimodal transportation plan with 429 projects worth a total of $75.7 billion, supporting the continued economic growth of Northern Virginia. On Monday, August 29, 2022, the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) signed a letter with other community organizations and REALTOR® associations supporting the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority’s TransAction Plan. Put together […]

BOS Adopts FY 2023 Budget; Lowers Personal & Property Tax Rates

April 6, 2022

The newly adopted budget goes into effect July 1, 2022. The real property tax rate of $0.89 has been effective as of January 1, 2022, and the new personal property tax rate of $4.15 (down from this year’s $4.20) will go into effect on January 1, 2023. Loudoun County’s Board of Supervisors (BOS) adopted a […]

DAAR Joins NVTA and Others in Opposition to Gas Tax Suspension

March 28, 2022

The gas tax accounts for one-third of the Commonwealth’s transportation funding, and there’s no guarantee that savings will be passed on to residents or REALTORS®. On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS® (DAAR) signed a letter with other community organizations and REALTOR® associations opposing the Motor Vehicle Fuels tax (gas tax) […]

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 […]

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 […]