Prince William County

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Fast Facts:
  • Prince William was home to 484,472 people and had 160,111 housing units in 2021. Since 2010, Prince William has added an average of 7,300 people and 2,000 housing units per year.
  • Twenty-seven percent of households were renters and 49 percent of renters had unaffordable housing costs.
  • Prince William has not adopted the 2030 COG housing targets nor established any local targets.
  • Prince William did not meet the annual production target of 2,353 units in 2022, a total of 1,213 units were built. Prince William has produced more than 2,502 units since 2021.
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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.

Right of First Refusal

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Preservation Inventory - Subsidized

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Preservation Inventory - Unsubsidized

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Rental Assistance Demonstration

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Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Homeowners

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Energy Efficiency Upgrades of Affordable Housing

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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. Christopher Shorter

    County Executive

  2. Ann B. Wheeler


  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. Jeanine Lawson

    Brentsville District Supervisor

  8. Yesli Vega

    Coles District Supervisor

  9. Bob Weir

    Gainesville District Supervisor

Equity Officer

  1. Maria Burgos

    Equity & Inclusion Officer

Housing Official

  1. Joan Duckett

    Director of the Office of Housing and Community Development