Note: This story is part of our continuing coverage of Charlottesville’s Comprehensive Plan update. If you’re new to the conversation, get up to speed by first reading this initial explainer, then other stories about some of the controversy and confusion, thecommunity comment period, and what the City can learn from its land use and zoning history. […]
“People agree now that [addiction] is a health care issue, a disease. But they’re not willing to help people unless they’re already clean. And people need the support when they’re using, to not be afraid to ask for help,” said one volunteer.
During Wednesday evening’s Albemarle County Board of Supervisors meeting, board members unanimously opted to table the vote to adopt a new housing policy. The supervisors were expected to take a vote that evening but instead deferred a decision to its next meeting on July 7.
Note: If you’re new to the conversation about the Comprehensive Plan update and the draft Future Land Use Map, catch up here before reading this story. Remember the game of telephone we played as kids? Someone would whisper in the ear of the person to their right, “Jane walked the dog to the store.” That […]
Weeks after a six-day dual elevator outage at Midway Manor has been partly solved (for now), residents still grow increasingly concerned for their immediate safety and long-term security.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cultivate Charlottesville redirected its efforts from creating equitable food systems to providing emergency food relief. But the collective is re-focused on food justice and equity, systemic changes that will take time, effort, and lots of community buy-in.
Note: If you have not yet, it would help for you to read “A Cville Plans Together explainer” before reading this story. (Or perhaps you need a refresher.) Charlottesville’s Comprehensive Plan review process is a lengthy, complex and nuanced one, and currently, the city is working on a draft of the future land use map, […]
The Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission’s Comprehensive Regional Housing Study and Needs Assessment, published in April 2019, showed Albemarle County that its housing plan needed an update, one that couldn’t quite wait for a new Comprehensive Plan.
As the city revises its Comprehensive Plan residents are wondering what a new future land use plan and zoning code could mean for the equity and affordability of housing, the density and character of their neighborhoods, and more. Here’s a look at where the city is in the complex process.