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‘Leckey Forum’ to detail state of housing in region

The Alliance for Housing Solutions will host its annual Leckey Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Church of Clarendon, 1210 North Highland St. The featured presenter will be Jenny Schuetz, author of “Fixer Upper:...

Supervisors OK rezoning for 460-unit complex in Tysons

Fairfax County supervisors on Oct. 11 unanimously approved a rezoning to permit construction of “Somos at Tysons LLC” a 460-unit project that will consist almost entirely of affordable dwellings. SCG Development Partners LLC will build the project on 4 acres...

Affordable-housing project near Tysons gets largely positive reviews

An up-to-460-unit residential project with 300 affordable dwellings near Tysons on Sept. 21 received the Fairfax County Planning Commission’s unanimous recommendation to the Board of Supervisors. Somos at Tysons LLC is seeking a rezoning to build the project on 4...

Affordable-housing initiative marks milestone for veterans

The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) recently marked the grand opening of Lucille and Bruce Terwilliger Place, the nonprofit developer’s new affordable-housing development and new home to American Legion Post 139 in the Virginia Square neighborhood. APAH was joined...

Supervisors buy in, literally and figuratively, to affordable-housing project

Fairfax County’s run of affordable-housing projects continued Aug. 2 when the Board of Supervisors voted 9-1 to authorize $33.3 million to fund development of a 453-unit project in west McLean. The Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) will lend...

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...
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