The first condominium to be built under Fairfax County’s plan to transform Tyson’s Corner will be The Arbor, a 25-story luxury high rise on the corner of West Park Drive and the Jones Branch Drive Extension.
With more Millennials and other out-of-towners moving into the District for a taste of the fast-paced life in our nation’s capital, combined with “up-and-coming” neighborhoods sprouting like weeds- along with their rents-Washington, DC, faces an escalating affordable housing issue. To tackle these issues, we’re hosting our Fifth Annual Affordable Housing Forum on Thursday, March 24.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused review of the California Supreme Court decision in the case California Building Industry Association vs. San Jose, leaving the California Supreme Court decision in place.
The case (and related decisions) has important implications for issue that remains “unsettled” under the Takings Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
The Alexandria City Council, in a surprise reversal Tuesday night, voted to rescind its controversial decision that prevented the replacement of 15 aged public housing units with 53 new ones.
For the past 13 years, the Rev. Heather Kirk-Davidoff and members of the Kittamaqundi Community Church have participated in Grassroots’ Cold Weather Shelter program, along with other Howard County congregations, to provide homeless people with warm beds, transportation, meals and laundry on a weekly basis from November through March.
Calgary’s new homes market has been dominated by multi-family homes, with 14,742 starts in city limits between January 2014 and September 2015. During the same time frame, single-family starts are just 6,740.
“I believe the significant rise in multi-family homes is directly tied to affordability and in our market we have considerable issues surrounding the cost of housing,” says Charron Ungar, president of Avi Urban. “More buyers entering the marketplace are finding the true cost of restricted development policies ends up being the burden of the end purchaser.”