Anyone in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Franklin, Isle of Wight County, Southampton County needing rent or mortgage assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is encouraged to apply here. Tenants will need to set up a log-in with an email address to get started. 

This round of applications will be reviewed in mid-November.  Please hold your questions until that time so that we can work as quickly as possible to process all pending applications.  Tenants should attend all court dates that may occur and follow instructions included in the red box above.

If you're experiencing difficulty with the application portal, please send an email here.  

If you need rent assistance in a city not listed above or need assistance with other housing needs, call

Housing Crisis Hotline at

(757) 587-4202


Make your court date! Appearing in court on your scheduled date will allow you to request an extension, which is likely to be granted if you can demonstrate a COVID-related loss. This will provide you time to access housing assistance resources in an effort to stop an eviction.

Get COVID-19 Assistance Now

Call HCH757 at 757-587- 4202 for information about rent and utility assistance that might be available due to loss of income from COVID-19.

If you are looking for resources in the Hampton Roads area, including housing, food, individual and family support, health care, GED and education and much more, follow the link to the Resources757 resource page for a full listing.