Prince William County

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Fast Facts:
  • Prince William was home to 482,204 people and 153,745 households in 2020. Since 2010, the county has added an average of 2,300 households and 2,100 housing units per year.
  • Twenty-seven percent of households were renters and 51 percent of renters had unaffordable housing costs.
  • Prince William County has not adopted the 2030 COG housing targets nor established any local targets.
  • Prince William County did not meet the annual production target of 2,353 units in 2021 with 1,289 units built.
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Policy Status

Solving the region's affordable housing crisis requires a portfolio of policies to preserve existing affordable housing, produce more housing, and protect people from discrimination and displacement.

Preserve

Right of First Refusal

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Preservation Inventory

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Rental Assistance Demonstration

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Produce

Inclusionary Housing

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Housing Trust Fund

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Tax or Fee Exemptions

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Public Land

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Affordable Housing in TOD Priority

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Protect

Affordable Housing Priority

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Prevention of Displacement Priority

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Homebuyer Assistance

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Emergency Rental Assistance

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Housing First

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Local Tenant Vouchers

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Affordable Housing in All Neighborhoods

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Housing Outcomes

Local jurisdictions submitted data to enable the region to track housing production, preservation, and rental affordability.

Structural Racism

Discriminatory actions and racist public policies have produced inequitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and people of color in the Washington region, including lower incomes and wealth, lower homeownership rates, and higher rates of housing cost burden.

Housing Context

Understanding how household incomes relate to the supply of affordable rental and homeownership units will inform jurisdictions' efforts to meet the current and future housing needs of residents.

Elected Officials

  1. Elijah Johnson

    Acting County Executive

  2. Ann B. Wheeler

    Chair-At-Large

  3. Margaret Angela Franklin

    Chair Pro-Tem - Woodbridge District Supervisor

  4. Victor S. Angry

    Neabsco District Supervisor

  5. Andrea O. Bailey

    Potomac District Supervisor

  6. Kenny A. Boddye

    Occoquan District Supervisor

  7. Pete Candland

    Gainesville District Supervisor

  8. Jeanine Lawson

    Brentsville District Supervisor

  9. Yesli Vega

    Coles District Supervisor

Equity Officer

  1. Maria Burgos

    Equity & Inclusion Officer

Housing Official

  1. Joan Duckett

    Acting Director and Assistant Director of Housing and Community Development