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Fair Housing

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 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Sussex County Housing Office has various housing programs available such as; Housing Choice Voucher Program, Homeownership Program, Virginia Individual Development Accounts (VIDA), 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. Learn 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.

Virginia Individual Development Account (VIDA)

The Virginia Individual Development Accounts (VIDA) program is for individuals saving for a down payment on a home, business equipment and inventory or post-secondary education tuition payments. Eligible participants receive training, support and 2 in match funds for every $1 the participant saves, up to $4,000 in match. Learn More  >

 

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development   Virginia Housing Development Authority