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Arlington homeless count up in latest data

Though down by more than half compared to a decade ago, Arlington’s homeless total rose from 2021 to 2022, according to new data. “There’s work to do,” said Arlington County Board member Matt de Ferranti, parsing the new data during...

HomeAid effort benefits supportive-housing facility

HomeAid Northern Virginia recently completed a construction project at Sibert House, a garden-style apartment building owned by PathForward, giving the permanent-supportive housing property a major upgrade. Builder-captains Van Metre Homes and Toll Brothers and 22 trade partners worked in tandem...

Initiative bringing health care to those who are homeless spotlighted

PathForward (formerly the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network), plans to announce the initial impact of an innovative effort launched last year during its annual “Home for the Heart” community breakfast on Feb. 11. The event will be held online this...

Arlington shows decline in annual homeless count

The number of individuals counted as homeless across Arlington the years was down 14 percent from 2020 and declined by 26 percent since 2017, according to new figures from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG). A total of 171...

Homelessness down in region, but spikes in Fairfax County

Bucking a regional trend in the other direction, the number of individuals counted as homeless across Fairfax County this year was up 17 percent from 2020 and rose 27 percent from 2017, according to new figures from the Metropolitan...

At A-SPAN, pandemic ‘has not stopped us’

Already working with a highly vulnerable population, the pandemic pandemonium of the last year has caused the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) to be nimble and creative in adjusting to meet the needs of its clients. COVID “taught us...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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