Search: Stacy Pethia
May 11, 2017
For the second time in six weeks, the Charlottesville Planning Commission has been briefed on ways to use local government funding to help increase the number of affordable units in the city. The city’s Housing Advisory Committee has been working to prioritize a list of recommendations made in early ...
February 15, 2017
The group that oversees the Charlottesville Affordable Housing Fund elected a new chairman Wednesday, two weeks after the City Council decided to significantly increase funding for the program. “Going forward, this committee’s role, in addition to [reviewing] policy, is to find leverageable partners for use of those funds in ...
February 06, 2017
An area teacher is celebrating six weeks of homeownership thanks to assistance provided by the Thomas Jefferson Community Land Trust. “Affordable housing in Charlottesville is not easily happening for a single parent,” said Paola Cristy, who moved into her own home on Forest Ridge Road just before Christmas after several ...
December 05, 2016
The Charlottesville City Council is set to accept a large payment from the developers of the next apartment building to be constructed on West Main Street. Landmark Properties of Athens, Georgia, has paid the city $664,777 to meet affordable housing requirements for The Standard, a six-story mixed-use building that ...
November 22, 2016
As the price of housing in Charlottesville continues to climb, city officials are weighing several options to ensure that some homes remain affordable for those with lower incomes. City Council was presented Monday with a list of 35 policy recommendations made by the Housing Advisory Committee (HAC), which has spent ...
August 18, 2016
A change of the guard is taking place in Charlottesville government as a new person settles in as the city’s expert on housing policy. “Affordable housing is something I’m very passionate about because I see it as the basis for every family’s success,” said Stacy Pethia, who ...