Housing is a cornerstone for our families and our communities in Virginia. For 30 years, the Virginia Housing Coalition has advocated that every family and every individual in the Commonwealth should have an affordable and decent place to call home. As we emerge from the worst housing recession in our nation’s history, there are many reasons to focus on the housing status of our citizens here in Virginia.
- More than a million Virginia households are housing cost burdened – meaning, they pay more for housing than they can afford.
- Over 100,000 families lost their homes to foreclosure and this epidemic is still affecting our people and our neighborhoods. Many areas of the state still lag behind our stronger markets.
- The homeownership rate in…
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