SOURCEBOOK will receive a major update in April 2022. This update will include a full redesign of the toolkit to make the data more accessible, visually distinct, and easier to download and share. New data dashboards and other additional upgrades will follow throughout 2022.

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Understanding Housing Needs

HousingForward Virginia offers Sourcebook as a comprehensive housing affordability resource that includes the most current available information on housing affordability. The measures highlighted here provide a benchmark of general affordability over time and illustrate the complexities of affordability. Sourcebook is intended to stimulate discussion on affordability and expose housing affordability issues.

Most recent data: 2020 Q3


Housing Quick Facts


Housing Affordability Index

Housing + Commuting Affordability Index

Housing Cost vs. Income

Other Affordability Measures


Downloadable Data

The data contained in SOURCEBOOK is intended for informational, educational and research uses. The information may not be used for commercial purposes or re-marketed. Any reproduction and distribution of this information must clearly identify HousingForward Virginia and SOURCEBOOK as the provider of the information.

Sourcebook is made possible by:

Atlantic Union Bank, Virginia Realtors, and Wells Fargo