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Commissions Meet to Discuss Housing

A debate about the treatment of recently displaced low-income residents brought two Arlington commissions together in a joint meeting Wednesday night. more »

Apr 19, 2013 by in subUrbanPlanning (2 Comments)


Photos: Gerald Martineau (inset) and Steve Thurston. Arch. Drawing: Wesley Housing. Illustration: Steve Thurston

$9.5 Million in Proposed Budget Still Not Enough to Meet Affordable Housing Goals

Market demands will continue to counteract affordable housing development and prevent the county from reaching its goals, despite the $9.5 million proposed for next year’s budget, according to housing activists and officials in the county. more »

Apr 5, 2013 by in subUrbanPlanning (5 Comments)


Photo: Steve Thurston

HUD Funds for Housing Are Available, But Worth It?

Arlington Greens want voters to create a housing authority that would have new access to federal housing funds. County board Vice Chair Jay Fisette and nonprofit housing providers say it's not worth it. more »

Mar 4, 2013 by in Elections 2013 (3 Comments)


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County to Consider Security Measures for Homeless Services Center

The county has not made a decision about security at the new Homeless Services Center, staff said. Since neighboring residents are concerned, “we are considering security options." Neighbors released crime data gotten in a FOIA request. more »

Feb 15, 2013 by in Countywide (2 Comments)

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Green Party Seeks Support from Faith Communities for Housing Authority Referendum

The number of signatures needed on a petition to run for president in Virginia is 10,000, yet in order to get a housing authority referendum on the November ballot, a whopping 3,000 signatures are required—a number that might take an act of God. more »

Mar 5, 2013 by in About Arlington (4 Comments)

Shop Local On Saturday

Local businesses are enticing Arlingtonians into their brick-and-mortar stores on the Saturday between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. more »

Nov 21, 2012 by in About Arlington


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MoCo Students Help Arlingtonians to Polls

Montgomery Blair students were offering free transportation to polls near Crystal City, Ballston, Clarendon metro stations. But if you were a Romney supporter, it might be a bumpy ride. more »

Nov 6, 2012 by in Vote 2012