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Housing Department

The Sussex County Housing Office is committed to assisting low to moderate income (LMI) residents to obtain and maintain safe, decent, sanitary and affordable housing. Resources include funding from federal, state, and local agencies. Since 1980's, Sussex County has served as a local administrator for the Virginia Housing Development Authority's Section 8 Program.

Sussex County Housing Office has various housing programs available such as; Housing Choice Voucher Program, Family Self-Sufficiency Program, Homeownership Program and Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation Program.

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Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation/Loan Program

The Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation/Loan Program (IPR) provides 0% interest loans in non-entitlement cities and counties of Virginia to low to moderate income (LMI) owner-occupants of substandard housing where indoor plumbing does not exist or where the existing water delivery or waste disposal system has failed. The program also provides for the general rehabilitation of these units, and for accessibility improvements or relief from overcrowded conditions. Read more...

Family Self-SufficiencyProgram

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program, or FSS as it is frequently called, is a work and savings program for families with Housing Choice Vouchers. Working as a team, we help set goals to increase your economic self-sufficiency through improved earnings and savings. Read more...

Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides assistance for low-income families in the private rental market through the Housing Assistance Payments Program. Read more...