Author Archives: Michelle Krocker

Housing Arlington Kick Off

Join Arlington County as they kick off their new initiative, “Housing Arlington”. RSVP required for planning purposes.  May 29,2019 6PM-9PM Wakefield High School (1325 S Dinwiddie St, Arlington, VA 22206)  RSVP here

HousingX

HousingX is a one day ” un-conference” which will explore the latest innovations in housing design, construction, finance, and land use.  Presented by: Housing Virginia and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:15 AM – 4:00 PM Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23219,

NoVA Housing Advocates Score Major Budget Gains

Housing advocates should be pleased with the results of the recently adopted fiscal year budgets in Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax County. While housing affordability has been a persistent challenge for a growing percentage of NoVA’s population, advocates have leveraged the Amazon HQ2 announcement in November, and growing sentiment of housing as a regional concern, to

Fairfax County Candidates Respond to Housing Questionnaire

Housing affordability is a significant concern for a growing percentage of Fairfax County’s population. In a recent county survey, over 1,600 participants identified ‘Housing and Neighborhood Livability,’ ‘Affordability’ and ‘Equity’ as top priorities for 2020 and beyond. We understand why. With average monthly rents of $1,788, and the average home purchase price of $548,800, 44

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).