Tag: carpenter’s shelter

Carpenter’s Shelter, AHDC project breaks ground

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com The effort to build a new Carpenter’s Shelter has been years in the making. Construction on the new shelter and...

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...

Carpenter’s Shelter moves to new temporary home

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com Carpenter’s Shelter relocated Saturday to a temporary location at the former Macy’s in Landmark Mall. The shelter will continue to serve...

How the city counts its homeless population

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Carpenter’s Shelter volunteers found him living in his car in the parking lot of a West End condominium development. The man...

Our View: Off these mean streets

Homelessness is the point where numerous other issues intersect. Housing affordability, addiction, mental health problems and availability of social services and jobs are factors...

City council announces legislative agenda for 2018

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City council heard Alexandria’s proposed legislative agenda for the 2018 General Assembly session at its legislative meeting on Tuesday. City priorities...

Carpenter’s Shelter eyes Landmark Mall for temporary move

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com While the timeline for the redevelopment of Landmark Mall is still unclear, the nearly vacant shopping center could find a...

Carpenters Shelter director to retire

Becker to leave on July 2
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