Tag: affordable housing

Mayor discusses fall legislative priorities

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council held its first 2022-2023 legislative meeting on Tuesday evening, in which a discussion took place about the General...

What Alexandria’s demographic trends say about city’s future

By Mark Eaton | [email protected] It’s no secret that the City of Alexandria is constantly evolving, nor that it will continue to evolve. But the ways...

Height amendment deferred

The Planning Commission voted to defer action on a controversial zoning amendment at its most recent meeting on June 23. The proposed amendment has...

City Hall Watch with Bill Rossello: Making Alexandria less affordable for...

In its quest to make housing affordable in Alexandria, city hall may have been its own worst enemy. An astonishing 74% of residents are...

Our View: The value of listening

How heartening it is to see the new map and proposed text amendment, both revised by city staff after receiving resident input, that dials...

City holds zone text amendment community meeting

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] The City of Alexandria held a virtual community meeting on May 19 to discuss a proposed zoning text amendment that would...

Longtime Carpenter’s Shelter supporter Carson Lee Fifer dies

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Carson Lee Fifer, an Alexandria Living Legend and longtime supporter of Carpenter’s Shelter, died on April 21 after an extended illness....

Council considers budget add/deletes, as firefighters plead for more funding

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council is nearing the end of budget season, and with adoption of the budget set for May 4, the...

Community Lodgings to bring more affordable housing to Elbert Avenue Apartments

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Community Lodgings, a local nonprofit focused on providing stable housing to those facing homelessness and housing instability, announced plans to...

Your Views: City should follow small area plans

To the editor: Below is a shortened version of a letter The Alexandria Federation of Civic Associations sent to Mayor Justin Wilson, members of...