About Us

(ARHA or the “Authority”) is a public agency established under the Housing Authority Law, Chapter 1, Title 36 of the Code of Virginia of 1938. It’s primary mission is to provide sanitary and safe dwelling accommodations to persons of low income at rents they can afford. Low income is defined by federal, state and local regulations for programs administered by ARHA.

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ARHA Communities

Click here to view the map of ARHA properties to determine locations within the City of Alexandria.

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Latest News

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DPC Celebrates Community Leaders in Alexandria!

From left to right: Acting Fire Chief Corey Smedley, ARHA CEO Keith Pettigrew, Alexandria Vice Mayor Elizabeth Bennett-Parker, Assistant Police Chief… Read More

ARHA is celebrating its 80th Anniversary!

June 27, 2019 marks the 80th anniversary for the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority! Over the last 80 years, members of the board and… Read More

Celebrating Ruby Tucker Day with us on June 29th!

Come and enjoy this fun filled event honoring the legacy of the late Ruby Tucker and her contributions to the City of Alexandria! Click here for… Read More

Upcoming Events

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Jul 22

ARHA Board Meeting

When: Jul 22nd 7:00pm - 9:00pm

401 Wythe Street 22314 VA United States

Aug 6

National Night Out

When: Aug 6th 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Various Locations 22314 VA United States

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