The owners promised extensive renovations and long-term affordability for the building, which houses seniors and people with disabilities. But residents, city officials and local journalists have been unable to get answers from the company.
The new homes were built after residents spent decades advocating for better living conditions.
“I’m tired of them calling this ‘the hood,'” said Jace Wright, a teen who lives in Friendship Court, which is being completely rebuilt. “We’re trying to make the neighborhood better for the future.”
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But those changes depend on community input, grant funding and whether or not refugee families want to move their bountiful gardens.
Librarians partnered with Piedmont Master Gardeners to offer free seeds and gardening advice.
Charlottesville’s Office of Human Rights receives more allegations of housing discrimination than it can handle.
FlixBus offers limited routes to Richmond, D.C., Baltimore and New York City for cheaper rates than other transport companies.
Local governments and agencies are handing them out to offset the plastic bag tax.
The Charlottesville Tool Library offers memberships on a sliding scale, $1 for every $1,000 you make per year.