Tag: affordable housing

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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] 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 | [email protected] The Episcopal Church of the Resurrection’s affordable housing project, named “The Spire,” won $2.3 million in 9 percent low-income housing...

Carpenter’s Shelter moves to new temporary home

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] Carpenter’s Shelter relocated Saturday to a temporary location at the former Macy’s in Landmark Mall. The shelter will continue to serve...

Mayoral candidates set for final showdown

By Alexa Epitropoulos and Missy Schrott With less than a week left until the Democratic primary, the already-heated clashes between mayoral opponents, incumbent Allison Silberberg...

My View: What makes a community vibrant?

By Heather Peeler When we lift our voices, share our stories and speak out about what’s important to us, we can create change in our...