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Letter: Platitudes, denials won’t help Barcroft Apartments residents

Editor: Regarding “Local Leaders Deny Tenants Will Be Forced Out at Barcroft” , it’s worth noting that no Arlington County Board member attended the May 12 rally in support of residents of the Barcroft Apartments. Without speaking directly to Barcroft...

Editor’s Notebook: Of *course* the fix is in

Back in the day when there were more face-to-face interactions between elected officials and we the local press corps that covered them, there’d be times when a politician, probably thinking I had just tumbled off the turnip truck like...

County Board chair: Tenant-displacement rumors at Barcroft a ‘lie’

Time will tell, as it always does, but Arlington elected officials say the public and some activists are mistaken if they believe there will be wholesale displacement of residents of the Barcroft Apartments complex in South Arlington. At a May...

Housing provider AHC announces new CEO

Paul Bernard, who brings more than 30 years in urban planning, real-estate development and affordable-housing expertise, has been tapped as the new president and chief executive officer of AHC Inc. “Paul has a history of tackling a variety of housing...

Planning body OKs new affordable housing for Tysons

Fairfax County Planning Commission members on Jan. 12 unanimously approved a final development plan advanced by the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) to build 175 affordable-housing units on a 2-acre site in Tysons. The Dominion Square West residential development...

Collaborative effort will bring affordable housing to Ballston

Another collaboration between a local religious organization and an affordable-housing developer is moving forward. The $84 million “Ballston Station” project will rise on the current site of Central United Methodist Church, across from the Ballston-MU Metro station, bringing 144 committed-affordable...

Supportive-housing provider lauds community champions

Pathway Homes recently honored local housing leader Nina Janopaul, the owners of Krafft Services Corp. and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine for their support of the social-safety-net organization’s efforts in the community. Pathway Homes, a nonprofit providing mental-health services and housing,...

Alliance for Housing Solutions taps award recipients

The Alliance for Housing Solutions has announced recipients of its annual Ellen B. Bozman Awards, to be presented in an online event on Nov. 14.At the ceremony: • Former state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple will be honored for her work...

Faith partners launch series on affordable housing, poverty

The Faith & Public Policy Group at Lewinsville Presbyterian Church is partnering with Redeemer Lutheran Church to present a series of monthly panel discussions on “Pathways Out of Poverty in Northern Virginia.” The first in the series is slated for...

Editor’s Notebook: More of that ‘past is prologue’ stuff

’Twas just last week that, after dipping into the local-history file, I pulled out a chestnut from the mid-1960s about Arlington officials being concerned about aircraft noise and jets deviating from approved take-off lanes after departing National Airport. Here ’...
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