February 17, 2018
Two developers of affordable housing complexes in Charlottesville had the chance Friday to explain how their projects went from idea to reality. “To be a developer, for-profit or nonprofit, your only job is to manage chaos,” said Rick Gregory, one of the cofounders of Richmond-based Fountainhead Properties. The for-profit company ...
January 21, 2015
1. CONSENT AGENDA* (Items removed from consent agenda will be considered at the end of the regular agenda.) a. Minutes for January 5 b. APPROPRIATION: 2015 Department of Motor Vehicles Virginia Highway Safety Grant for Speed Enforcement - $7,680 (2nd of 2 readings) c. APPROPRIATION: VDOT Funds for the Condemnation ...
City Council allocates nearly $1 million to affordable housing projects; SRO project has received total of $500,000 from City
July 22, 2009
At their meeting on July 20, 2009, the Charlottesville City Council allocated $929,143 from the Charlottesville Housing Fund to various projects. One of the beneficiaries is Virginia Supportive Housing , which has now received a total of $500,000 to purchase a site near downtown for a proposed 60-unit Single ...
July 07, 2009
Single room occupancy (SRO) housing units have been touted as one way to address the community’s homeless issue by providing an affordable studio apartment to qualified individuals. Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) , a Richmond-based non-profit, has announced its plans to build a 60-unit facility somewhere inside Charlottesville City limits. City ...
June 15, 2009
On June 9, 2009, the Charlottesville Planning Commission voted 3-2 to recommend a change in the City’s zoning ordinance to allow for Single Room Occupancy (SRO) facilities to be built in more locations throughout the City. While the facilities could conceivably be constructed today, the zoning change would clear ...
April 30, 2009
As he seeks election to a second term on City Council, Mayor Dave Norris (D) has championed the use of a new model of housing for the homeless called single-room occupancies (SRO). These units would be low-rent studio apartments that would allow qualified applicants a place to stay with some ...