Housing & Human Services

We've Moved!

We are now located in Gage House (401 Great Falls St.). Office hours will still be Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our mailing address remains 300 Park Ave., Falls Church, VA 22046.

The Gage House is located on the civic campus with City Hall, the Community Center, and Cherry Hill Farmhouse and Park. It is behind the Community Center near the basketball courts. Parking is accessible through the City Hall/Community Center parking lot.

Housing and Human Services (HHS) works to build a stronger and healthier community through a range of comprehensive services that address the needs of city residents and facilitate community development.

HHS provides an assortment of housing and human services to help build better lives for City residents and their families. Some services include short-term case management, resource and referral, senior services, landlord and tenant complaints, housing search assistance and fair housing investigation.

HHS also provides staff liaisons to the Human Services Advisory Council and Housing Commission.


2018 Tax Relief Applications 

The 2018 Tax Relief application packets for Real Estate Relief, Personal Property Relief and Rent Relief program for the elderly and disabled City residents are available. Applications and information are also available on Real Estate Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans or Surviving spouse and an Exemption for Surviving spouse of service members killed in action.  Program qualifications and applications. 

Free Tax Preparation

Need help with tax preparation? The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program offers free tax assistance to individuals who make $54,000 or less. Homestretch on S. Maple Ave. is a VITA site on Saturdays. Learn more on the Northern Virginia VITA Coalition's website. 

The Kensington Subsidy Program

Through an agreement between The Kensington and the City of Falls Church, Housing and Human Services is offering eligible seniors the opportunity to participate in a subsidized assisted living program at this facility. You may qualify if you are a resident of the City or have a family member who is a resident, are age 62 or older, and meet income eligibility guidelines. Detailed information here.