Current Builds

Habitat DC-NOVA currently has nearly 70 homes in our construction pipeline for the next five years and beyond. Below you can learn more about our active build sites, our upcoming projects, and our building history across DC and Northern Virginia.

For questions about our projects, please contact us at development@habitatnova.org.

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Active Build Sites

Groveton Street

  • Location: Groveton Street, Alexandria, VA
  • Project Dates: Spring 2022-2023
  • Specs: Three 4bd/2ba single family homes 
  • Additional features: Solar panels, accessibility features

Habitat DC-NOVA currently has three homes under construction in Alexandria, VA. These single-family homes each consist of four bedrooms to accommodate larger families and will be the largest homes Habitat DC-NOVA has built to date. The homes are constructed to EarthCraft Gold standards and include solar panels. The Groveton Street homes also feature accessibility standards that can accommodate residents to safely age in place. These will be the first Habitat homes to be included in the Virginia Statewide Community Land Trust (VSCLT), of which Habitat DC-NOVA is a founding member.


One of three Groveton Street homes

The Towns at Skyland Terrace

  • Location: Skyland Terrace SE, Ward 8, District of Columbia
  • Project Dates: Summer 2022-2023 
  • Specs: Eight 3bd/2.5ba townhomes 
  • Additional features: basements 

The Skyland neighborhood of Southeast DC was home to Habitat DC-NOVA’s first large-scale development project. Beginning in 1995, we built 34 townhomes in Skyland Terrace. In 2021 we returned to Skyland to build an additional 8 townhomes that will be sold affordable to low-income families of up to 6 people. These homes are currently under construction and will be built to Enterprise Green Communities certification.

The Towns at Skyland Terrace rendering

Upcoming Projects

Deanwood

  • Location: 55th St NE, District of Columbia
  • Project Dates: Est. start of 2023 
  • Specs: 17 3bd/2ba townhome duplexes 

Habitat DC-NOVA has deep ties to the Deanwood neighborhood of Northeast DC. We began building in Deanwood in 2004, completing a total of 61 homes in the neighborhood to date. Deanwood is also home to the first two Passive Houses that DC constructed, the first of their kind in the District. Our upcoming project at 55th St NE will allow us to return to the neighborhood, adding an additional 17 affordable townhomes for local families.  


55th Street Duplex Rendering

Reeves Farmhouse Adaptive Reuse

  • Location: Arlington, VA
  • Project Dates: TBD 
  • Specs: 8 dormitory apartments with common living space

In partnership with L’Arche of Greater Washington, HomeAid National Capital Region, and Arlington County, Habitat DC-NOVA will redevelop the historic Reevesland Farmhouse to accommodate adults with intellectual disabilities and their caregivers. A new historically compatible wing will be added to accommodate 5-6 residents and 1-2 caregivers, and the existing farmhouse will be restored and renovated to meet the needs of the residents.


Reeves Farmhouse

Glebe View Townhouses

  • Location: 10723 Main Street, Fairfax, VA
  • Project Dates: TBD 
  • Specs: Ten 3bd/2ba townhomes
  • Additional features: solar panels, 2 units for transitional housing partnership

Habitat DC-NOVA has joined a partnership with Fairfax Presbyterian Church (FPC), HomeAid National Capital Region, and HomeStretch to build redevelop a portion of the church’s parking lot into ten townhomes. FPC will provide the land through a long-term ground lease, HomeAid will provide no- to low-cost site work and materials, and Habitat DC-NOVA will be the primary builder. Eight of the townhomes will be sold affordably to families with low incomes through the Habitat homeownership program, and two homes will be sold to HomeStretch. HomeStretch will use the two units for their Sacred Homes program supporting families transitioning out of homelessness. The homes will be built to EarthCraft Gold standards and will have solar panels.


Townhomes at FPC Rendering

Lebanon Village at Langston-Slater

  • Location: 43 P St NW, District of Columbia 
  • Project Dates: Est. start of 2024 
  • Specs: Twelve townhomes, mix of 2-3bedroom

Habitat DC-NOVA is part of a development team who won a competitive RFP to redevelop the historic Langston and Slater schools into mixed-type, mixed-income housing. In partnership with Douglass Community Land Trust, we will build 12 for-sale units, five of which will be sold at market rate to cross-subsidize sales to families at 50% and 60% MFI. The 12 units will be a mix of 2- and 3-bedrooms. 


Lebanon Village at Langston-Slater Rendering

Building History Map


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