Tag: housing

Struggling veterans find new home in Alexandria

Operation Renewed Hope Foundation opened a new home in Alexandria for Northern Virginia veterans struggling with homelessness on March 9, according to a news...

Our View: The optics of ethics

In Alexandria there’s a growing perception that our local government prioritizes the interests of developers above all else. Loss of green space and degradation...

Planning Commission approves Heritage

The Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the application for the redevelopment of the Heritage at Old Town apartments during the Feb. 2 Planning...

Your Views: Outside group can’t dictate Alexandria housing goals

To the editor: My cap’s off to Mayor Justin Wilson for the thorough and informative monthly reports he shares with the community. They create awareness...

My View | Heather Peeler: We must ACT now to prevent...

What does home mean to you? For many of us home is a place of comfort, safety and joy. It is the foundation for...

Your Views: Time to unify, not divide

To the editor: I commend Mayor Justin Wilson for seeking to bring some measure of comfort to those in our community rightfully distressed by the...

Alexandria receives $13.9 million in CARES funding

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council unanimously approved plans for residential rental assistance, food security and small business assistance with money the city received...

City council adopts new housing goals

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] With Amazon’s HQ2 and Virginia Tech’s Innovation Campus coming to the region, the city is proposing new housing goals to...

Your Views: The unstated reason for densification

To the editor: If all this development city council is rubber stamping is so fiscally advantageous, why is city hall proposing a property tax increase...

Council approves senior housing building on First Street

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] A new type of housing project is coming to Alexandria. City council approved the Aspire, a six-story, age-restricted multifamily building at...