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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 […]

2021 Virginia Election Results: Statewide

November 9, 2021

From the Governor’s Mansion to the Office of the Attorney General, here is your 2021 election night results for Virginia’s statewide races: On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Virginia voters cast their ballots for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and members of the General Assembly. At the end of the night, Virginians narrowly elected Glenn Youngkin, […]

2021 Virginia Election Results: General Assembly

November 9, 2021

In Loudoun County, all RPAC-endorsed candidates won their races for the House of Delegates. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Virginia voters cast their ballots for statewide offices as well as the House of Delegates. Below is a breakdown of the General Assembly races in districts within Loudoun County:  House District 10: Nicholas S. “Nick” Clemente […]

Biden’s Build Back Better Framework Includes Several NAR Priorities

November 1, 2021

In a massive win for NAR, the framework will not only spare real estate from burdensome tax policies, but it will include a historic investment in affordable housing. On Thursday, October 28, 2021, President Biden announced his Build Back Better framework for the Build Back Better Act. After numerous rounds of negotiations between Biden and […]