Eviction & Foreclosure Prevention Resources

Families and individuals experiencing homelessness or in imminent danger of losing their housing should, as always, call the Regional Housing Crisis Hotline, (757) 227-5932, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Referrals will be conducted by phone.

Rent & Mortgage Relief Program

Funding is available for rental and mortgage assistance to Hampton Roads households that are facing eviction due to COVD-19. Nonprofit partner, ForKids is administering the program. Households in need should call the Housing Crisis Hotline, (757) 587-4202, for eligibility screening.

Virginia Beach Eviction Prevention Assistance Program

Due to the large volume of pre-applications received, Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation suspended the pre-application process for the Eviction Prevention Assistance program on Tuesday, May 5. Case workers are continuing to review and process pre-applications submitted before the cut-off deadline. Applicants will be contacted by phone for further screening. An announcement will be made if, and when, the pre-application process is reopened. Residents are encouraged to check this page periodically for updates.

​The Eviction Prevention Assistance program provides eligible low- and moderate-income renters in Virginia Beach who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19 with a one-time, short-term rental assistance to prevent evictions. The program provides limited assistance with rental arrears and rental payments. It does not provide mortgage assistance.

FAQ's about Evictions

The Virginia Poverty Law Center has information on a variety of important resources to assist with navigating through the pandemic including protections for tenants, temporary changes to public housing policies, and loss of income during the pandemic.

Foreclosure Prevention Resources

U.S. Department of Housing and Urba​n Development (HUD)Information and resources including "Hope for Homeowners," a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) refinancing program.

Hope Now Alliance: Coalition of lenders and institutions that provides counseling and contact information for borrowers. Call 1-888-995-HOPE (4673).

Freddie Mac - Federal Home Loan Mo​rtgage CorporationInformation on avoiding foreclosure

Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME), Inc.Provides foreclosure prevention counseling and related assistance. Call (804) 354-0641.

Hampton Roads Housing ConsortiumList of organizations that provide financial counseling and foreclosure resources in Virginia.

State and Regional Housing Resources

StayHomeVirginia.com: Federal and state protections are now in place to help renters and homeowners unable to make their monthly payments due to COVID-19. There are also resources available for property owners, developers and people experiencing homelessness.

Resources757.orgInformation on additional COVID and non-COVID housing assistance and other resources throughout the region.

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