Tag: affordable housing

Letter to the Editor: Housing affordability is a density issue

To the editor: Housing affordability is the new clarion cry for public and private sector problem-solvers. The impending “Invasion of the Amazonians” has galvanized them...

Allison Silberberg reflects on term as mayor

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com As she looks back on her time as mayor, Allison Silberberg’s reflections are built from stories of the events she’s...

Newcomer Michael Clinkscale runs for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Michael Clinkscale’s journey to running for city council is far from traditional. When Clinkscale, one of two Republican candidates on the ballot...

Independent Mark Shiffer runs for city council

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Mark Shiffer, a nonprofit owner with a background in data and technology, is running for council as the only Independent...

Vying for voters at West End forum

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At a forum Saturday afternoon, city council candidates gathered for the first time since the Democratic Primary in June to...

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...