Author Archives: Michelle Krocker

Community Conversation Hybla Valley/Gum Springs

Community Conversation- Share Your Vision for Hybla Valley/Gum Springs as the EMBARK Corridor Develops Tuesday, April 30, 6PM-9PM, a light dinner will be served 6PM-7PM Bethlehem Baptist Church 7836 Fordson Rd, Alexandria, Virginia 22306 (Event Flyer in English and Spanish) Come share your vision for the future of your community! With lots of changes happening

VA Housing Trust Fund Success!

Yesterday, the Virginia General Assembly voted to accept Governor Northam’s amendment for an additional $4 million in the biennium budget for the state Housing Trust Fund during its one day veto session. This biennium allocation of $18 million for the state housing trust fund, combined with Virginia’s upcoming allocation of $4,672,562 from the National Housing

Campaign for Housing and Civic Engagement

  The Campaign for Housing and Civic Engagement (CHACE) is a statewide campaign to raise awareness of housing issues among candidates for elected office. Spearheaded by the Virginia Poverty Law Center and the Virginia Housing Alliance, CHACE launched in 2017 in coordination with the Housing Week of Action, a nationwide effort sponsored by Our Homes, Our

FX County Budget Hearing

April 11, 2019- 1PM Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium) Public hearings on the FY 2020 budget, FY 2020-2024 CIP, and FY 2019 Third Quarter Review will be held on April 9, 2019, at 4 p.m. and on April 10 and 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium). Join us in the Boardroom and

FX County Budget Hearing

April 10, 2019- 1PM Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium)  Public hearings on the FY 2020 budget, FY 2020-2024 CIP, and FY 2019 Third Quarter Review will be held on April 9, 2019, at 4 p.m. and on April 10 and 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium).

FX County Budget Hearing

April 9, 2019- 4pm Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium).  Public hearings on the FY 2020 budget, FY 2020-2024 CIP, and FY 2019 Third Quarter Review will be held on April 9, 2019, at 4 p.m. and on April 10 and 11, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium).

FX County Effective Tax Rate Public Hearing

The public hearing on the FY 2020 Effective Tax Rate will be held on April 9, 2019, at 3 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center (Board Auditorium).

Letter to Arlington County Board re Amazon

As developers, policy analysts and nonprofit organizations engaged in the work of affordable housing and community development, the Leadership Council of the Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance supports Amazon’s HQ2 in Arlington. Their arrival will fill the void created by the 17,000+ jobs lost during the BRAC repositioning, and advance critical investments in transportation and

Residences at Government Center

The Residences at Government Center, known as the “Residences,” is an affordable housing development located on the Fairfax County Government Center campus in Fairfax, Virginia. The apartment complex was created through a public-private partnership between Fairfax County, Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Jefferson Apartment Group, Stratford Capital Group, and the Virginia Housing Development Authority.

Fairfax County’s Bold Housing Agenda

Last week, a panel appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors representing a cross-section of community stakeholders and housing advocates finalized their recommendations for Phase II of the county’s Community-wide Housing Strategic Plan. Not since 2005, when then Chairman Gerry Connolly convened the Affordable Housing Preservation Action Committee, has there been such a comprehensive