Tag: affordable housing

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...

Our View: A good approach to affordable housing

What a conundrum affordable housing continues to be for Alexandria! The general consensus is that affordable housing in the city declined by around 90% between...

Your Views: Council needs to focus on ‘kitchen table’ issues

To the editor: When page 3 of one of the leading newspapers in the city of Alexandria is flooded with crime stories – and...

Your Views: Budget decisions not zero-sum

To the editor: A letter writer in this past week’s issue of the Times criticized the claim that affordable housing and environmental interests are...

Your Views: Governing requires tough choices

To the editor: A plea to our newly sworn in City Council members: please govern with a relentlessly clear-eyed view toward costs and tradeoffs. The...

Your Views: Protect group homes

To the editor: “What’s in a name?” Shakespeare asked. Many neighborhoods in Alexandria are about to find out. “Group homes” for those with special...

Your Views: My choice – Wilson

To the editor: Leadership matters. Justin Wilson has been a strong steward for Alexandria during his tenure as mayor and deserves a second term....