Tag: affordable housing

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Letter to the Editor: The disconcerting rhymes of history

To the editor: On Sept. 4, the Alexandria Planning Commission voted 6-0 to endorse the City of Alexandria Department of Planning and Zoning’s proposed “Route...

AHDC discusses Gateway project at monthly meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The Alexandria Housing Development Corporation passed resolutions for the soon-to-open Gateway on the West End and approved the release of...

AHDC to break ground on The Bloom, new Carpenter’s Shelter

The new Alexandria Housing Development Corporation development, which will include nearly 100 units of affordable housing and a new Carpenter’s Shelter, will break ground...

Why Andrew Adkins isn’t moving forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority announced late Friday afternoon that the planned redevelopment of Andrew Adkins, a group of 90...

ARHA isn’t moving forward with planned Andrew Adkins redevelopment

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority announced Friday afternoon that the planned redevelopment of Andrew Adkins is off the table.  ARHA owns and manages Andrew Adkins,...

Our View: Wanted: More low-income housing

Housing affordability is an issue that continues to bedevil Alexandria. We have frequently lamented on these pages the gradual loss of affordable housing units in...

Living wage program launches in Alexandria

Local nonprofit leaders have partnered to launch a living wage program in the city, the new organization announced on Monday. The living wage program certifies...

Council discusses salary increases, affordable housing at legislative meeting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Council passed the ordinance on first reading to increase annual compensation for mayor to $41,600 and for other members of...

Church of the Resurrection project receives $2.3 million in tax credits

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection’s affordable housing project, named “The Spire,” won $2.3 million in 9 percent low-income housing...
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