Tag: affordable housing

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...

Our View: Build affordable housing while honoring SAPs

Within 10 days, City Council has moved forward with two large developments that between them will provide almost 1,000 units of affordable housing in...

Your Views: Council should deny ParcView project

To the editor: I am a member of the Holmes Run Civic Association and am writing to express opposition to the ParcView project. The developer...