Tag: affordable housing

ARISE calls for more money, affordable housing in budget talk

By Caitlyn Meisner | [email protected] City Council’s public hearing on Saturday was full of action, as a packed Council chambers had attendees pushing for additional...

2024 Candidate Profile: John Chapman seeks fifth Council term

By Wafir Salih | [email protected] John Chapman’s reelection campaign is in full swing as he runs for his fifth term on City Council. He stands...

Council poised to eliminate single-family neighborhoods

By Eric R. Wagner  City Council is preparing to implement wide-ranging changes to the city’s zoning code that would effectively eliminate single-family neighborhoods in Alexandria....

Coalition for a Livable Alexandria launches: Activist group anticipates loosening of...

By Mark Eaton | [email protected] The Coalition for a Livable Alexandria, Inc., a citizen-sponsored advocacy organization, outlined its goals and signaled an intent to be...

Analysis: A deep dive into residential zoning changes. Controversial initiative slated...

By Mark Eton | [email protected] There may be no city process that potentially affects more Alexandrians than the Zoning for Housing/Housing for All that the City...

Zoning for housing community meetings

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] The City of Alexandria invites all to attend a community meeting on May 22 at 6:30 p.m. at 1108 Jefferson...

Name for development announced

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] On March 27, Housing Alexandria announced the names and brand identities for their new affordable, mixed-use development in Arlandria-Chirilagua. According...

Your Views: How about a population cap?

  To the editor: Get ready for a more costly city with more and taller structures, less open space, more people, their cars and youngsters and...

Affordable housing counseling available

By Leslie Golden | [email protected] Alexandria’s Office of Housing provides housing counseling services for persons seeking affordable rental and accessible housing in the city. Each...

Your Views: Ignore the COG’s flawed demands

To the editor:  Mayor Justin Wilson and the city have been promoting a draft report on housing prepared by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments....