Monday-Friday 10am to 6 pm

Contact: [BU-GATA]


BU-GATA advocates for Arlington’s renter community for housing that is safe, decent, and affordable at all income levels.

​BU-GATA serves all renters in the rental market in Arlington, VA through programs aimed at maintaining, and further developing, an informed tenant community knowledgeable and empowered to exercise their rights and understand their role in obtaining and maintaining housing affordability in the County.

BU-GATA provides referrals for financial and food assistance. 

​BU-GATA hosts educational workshops on renting and tenant/landlord issues.


Useful documents and links to resources:

Tenant-Landlord Handbook

Tenant-Landlord rights and responsibilities

New Tenant-Landlord Laws (2020)

How to be a successful renter (VHDA)