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Report details impact of housing industry on Va. economy

Despite impacts of COVID, the real-estate/housing sector contributed nearly $52 billion to Virginia’s economy in 2020 and supported more than 325,000 jobs with a total income of nearly $16 billion statewide, according to new data from the Virginia Realtors...

Data: Region is adding right amount of housing

New data from a national Apartment List analysis suggest that the Washington area is adding enough housing stock to accommodate demand. From 2010-20, the Washington metropolitan area added 181,000 new housing units, increasing the housing stock by 8 percent, according...

Letter: Housing proposal is being forced on community

Editor: The Arlington County government has posted yet another survey to guide the residents to its next phase of upzoning and density goals as part of its Missing Middle housing initiative. These intricate surveys ostensibly are taking the pulse of...

Missing Middle will be topic of annual housing forum

The Alliance for Housing Solution will host its annual Leckey Forum in an online format on June 10 at 7 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Daniel Parolek, CEO and principal of Opticos Design and author “Missing Middle Housing: Thinking...

Committee of 100 to look at housing from local, regional angles

The Arlington Committee of 100’s upcoming monthly meeting will focus on whether Arlington will be able to tackle affordable and “missing-middle” housing issues on its own, or whether it will require regional collaboration to effectively address the matter. It is...

Editor’s Notebook: ‘Après moi, le déluge’ on housing?

‘Après moi, le déluge’ -- such was the famous bon-mot from France’s King Louis XIV – a guy who knew how to run a country with an iron fist, that’s for sure – and a phrase that has over...

Letter: County Board will need to decide on its priorities

Editor: As Arlington County Board members are debating if they should rezone the districts to make for more affordable housing, it is inevitable that the community would see a clash between “advocates of affordable housing and residents of single-family...
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New Hunter Mill Road bridge to take another step forward

Fairfax County supervisors on Oct. 19 were slated to give the go-ahead for a project-administration agreement with the Virginia...
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