Gentrification is a word that gets thrown around a lot when we hear about a new craft brewery or boutique shop opening in the city’s warehouse district. But what does it mean for D.C.’s residents, historically?
In her 2019 State of the District address, Mayor Muriel Bowser discussed a number of issues in her budget that will go before the D.C. Council this week, challenging her team to develop solutions for affordable housing.
The Arlington American Legion Post 139 is going to get a face-lift, and Arlington County will get 160 housing units in the redevelopment of the property.
In Amazon’s home of Seattle, housing prices have skyrocketed. But when Amazon moves to Crystal City, Alexandria officials say affordable housing won’t disappear.
This summer, a family of four will move from their one-bedroom Arlington apartment to a new three-bedroom house in Alexandria. They are just one of many local families to benefit from volunteers and staff at Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia.
A beautiful public art display depicts the ugly side of housing in America.
The Woods at Birchwood will include 83 one- and two-bedroom apartments, available for renters whose income falls between 40 percent and 60 percent of the average local median income of $119,000.
The 66-acre former Walter Reed campus will eventually be comprised of more than 3 million square feet of retail, office and residential space, about a fifth of which will be affordable housing.
A new coalition of affordable housing advocates, lawyers and property managers is starting work on its goal to bring down high eviction rates in Richmond and four other cities in Virginia.
The additional tax would raise the price of a $20 meal in Alexandria by 20 cents. A city councilman says it’s not a big deal, but restaurant owners are upset.
“In Loudoun County and Northern Virginia, affordable housing is teachers, firefighters, police officers and sheriffs. It’s nurses, and wait staff,” said Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Phyllis Randall.
The project on 14th Street includes 35 short-term family housing apartment-style units and 15 permanent units for low-income seniors.
Clinton Yates’ morning got off to a very sobering start, when he saw an eviction.
The General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness is taking steps toward crafting a bill that would provide financial benefits to for-profit and nonprofit developers for building affordable housing units.
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Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.