Tag: housing

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...

Your Views: Segregated-income housing causes many problems

To the editor: As a parent with three children and as a planner, I think Alexandria can and should do much better for our students. The...

Alexandria and Arlington named most competitive housing markets

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Amazon’s impending arrival to Northern Virginia is already impacting the housing market in Alexandria and Arlington, according to a new...

Council considers zoning issues, restaurant SUPs

By Arya Hodjat | [email protected] Alexandria City Council members discussed a number of issues related to zoning requirements, including the need for a comprehensive approach to...

Seniors: City housing resources for older adults

By Sharon Dantzig Are you an older adult wishing to downsize and stay in the community, but not sure where to begin? The Alexandria Commission...

Community members gather to discuss Alexandria’s health priorities

Alexandria community members met to examine results from a recent citywide health survey at George Washington Middle School on Nov. 3. Attendees discussed the many...

Council approves Route 1 South density increase

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected]  City council unanimously approved a master plan amendment that puts the city’s affordable housing strategy east of Route 1 into motion on...

Home Profile: Charm and color on Luray

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Lindsey Swanson and Terry Burcham had just decided to move in together when they stumbled upon a house that they...