Tag: housing

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...

AHDC discusses Gateway project at monthly meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] The Alexandria Housing Development Corporation passed resolutions for the soon-to-open Gateway on the West End and approved the release of...

Chatham Square residents seek parking revision

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Old Town residents are pushing back against a request by the Chatham Square homeowners’ association to reverse DSUP conditions that restrict...

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...

My View: Alexandria gets housing affordability wrong

By Vanessa Calder Alexandria’s city council successfully increased the meals tax on restaurants in its jurisdiction on May 10. The council’s plan is to dedicate...

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...

To the editor: It’s time to sustain affordable housing in Alexandria

To the editor: For almost two decades, Alexandria has lost a considerable amount of its affordable housing stock, making it increasingly difficult for average Alexandrians...

Letter to the Editor: Council should call the question for affordable...

To the Editor:  Alexandria has lost more than 17,000 market-affordable rental homes since 2000 – a shocking 90 percent loss of the city’s moderately priced housing...

Housing master plan aims for affordability, balance

It may be a little more than a year away, but the City of Alexandria will finally have a comprehensive guide for development, with an eye toward one of its most fleeting resources affordable housing.

Alexandria: Affordable?

Panel offers varied perspectives on issues for less-affluent residents