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Prince William County

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Fast Facts:

  • Prince William County, VA was home to 486,943 people and had 162,116 housing units in 2022. Since 2010, Prince William County, VA has added an average of 6,900 people and 2,000 housing units per year.
  • Twenty-six percent of households were renters and 50 percent of renters had unaffordable housing costs.
  • Prince William did not meet the annual production target of 2,353 units, with 843 new units built in 2023. Cumulatively, Prince William has produced at least 3,345 units since 2021, short of its 3-year target of 7,059.
  • Prince William has not adopted the 2030 COG housing targets nor established any local targets.
Sources: Census Population and Housing Unit Estimates, Decennial Census, American Community Survey (2018-22), and the HIT survey of local jurisdictions.
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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.

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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. Tom Gordy

    Brentsville District Supervisor

  3. Deshundra Jefferson


  4. Margaret Angela Franklin

    Chair Pro-Tem - Woodbridge District Supervisor

  5. Victor S. Angry

    Neabsco District Supervisor

  6. Andrea O. Bailey

    Potomac District Supervisor

  7. Kenny A. Boddye

    Occoquan District Supervisor

  8. Yesli Vega

    Chair Pro-Team, Coles District Supervisor

  9. Robert ‘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