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Fairfax is a major residential area for political and governmental employees. It lies on the western bank of the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., and allows people to find homes for rent that fit their business and personal lifestyles. This region is among the top places for innovative, insightful and intuitive families from all walks of life to settle. With a major amount of public transit options available in and around the region, it's a top location for those striving for growth.

Things Fairfax Renters Need to Know

  • Fairfax has many government offices in its geographic holdings. This means many residents are employed by federal authorities and share community bonds in this vein.
  • There are great options for scenic housing in Fairfax thanks to public works projects and the area's setting. The Piedmont hills have been generated due to natural geology, just as many lakes and ponds were crafted for environmental or residential pleasure.
  • Education is very present in Fairfax, with dozens of public schools at every level calling this region home.

Top Resources for Fairfax Renters

  • The official Fairfax website has a huge depth of information about what kinds of social, political and residential resources lie within the region. There are also tools that help businesses and important services connect with people who need them.
  • FXVA is a powerful community tool for residents and tourists alike. This source shows all the rustic, urban and seasonal events throughout Fairfax, as well as museums and cultural opportunities.

More Fun Things to Do Near Fairfax Rentals

Fairfax is filled with educational opportunities, but there are also a bevy of lakes, beaches and parks. Getting out and being active is easy thanks to the public transit system that crisscrosses Fairfax and connects it to Washington, D.C., and beyond.

Common questions asked in Fairfax, Virginia

Where can I find cheap rental houses in Fairfax, Virginia?

Check out's cheap rental houses in Fairfax. You can use our price filters to find rental houses under $900, under $1100, under $1300, under $1500, under $2000, under $2500

How big of a rental house can I afford?

Find Studio, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom, 3 Bedroom, 4 Bedroom rental houses within your budget in Fairfax, Virginia. Or you can search for houses over 600 sq.ft, 800 sq.ft, 1000 sq.ft, 1200 sq.ft, 1400 sq.ft, 1600 sq.ft.

How can I tour properties in Fairfax, Virginia during times of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Many landlords in Fairfax, Virginia are practicing social distancing and have started offering video tours of their properties. We recommend contacting landlords of properties you’re interested in and asking if they offer virtual tours over Facetime, Skype or Google Hangouts. Here are some best practices to guide you through finding your next rental home during these times.

How can I find a rental house in a specific school district? was built with parents in mind. Within Fairfax we have 1249 rental houses spread across multiple school districts. To help narrow your search, simply enter the school name within the search bar to find rental homes in that school district.