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November 12, 2017
Ways to mitigate effects of gentrification discussed As Charlottesville officials, residents and developers wrestle with how to build more affordable homes for the city’s poorest residents, the local branch of a national land-use think tank held a forum last week to highlight one potential solution. “One of the many ...
April 12, 2016
Around a hundred people packed into a room at the Ix Art Park Monday for a progress report on the city’s Strategic Investment Area plan, a conceptual vision to direct future development south of Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. "We're going to build our neighborhood, alright?" said Pete Armetta ...
January 28, 2016
A Charlottesville housing expert told the City Council recently that a goal adopted in 2010 to increase the number of affordable homes may be unrealistic due to factors such as the high cost of land. “The 2025 housing goal of having 15 percent supported affordable housing units is a great ...
September 21, 2015
The nonprofit organization that owns a minority stake in the 150-unit Friendship Court subsidized apartment complex in Charlottesville has announced it intends to redevelop the property as a mixed-income neighborhood. “The Piedmont Housing Alliance will have the opportunity to acquire Friendship Court late in 2018 and that’s exactly what ...
February 01, 2014
When the Albemarle Board of Supervisors rezones land for a new residential development, county policy requires developers to designate a portion of the units as affordable. Since 2000, the policy has created a potential of more than 1,200 homes that are restricted to families or individuals with an annual ...