During Monday night’s Charlottesville City Council meeting, all five councilors voted to fund an eviction prevention pilot program through Legal Aid Justice Center. It was just in time: The national eviction moratorium expires in just over a week, on July 31.
Legal aid, housing advocacy groups and tenants — especially tenants — are bracing for the inevitable wave of eviction filings that will crash on the shores of courthouses throughout the U.S. at the end of the month, when the CDC’s national eviction moratorium expires at midnight on July 31.
As Charlottesville and Albemarle County continue to have conversations about affordable housing, experts hope that some recent additions to Virginia’s Fair Housing Law will make it easier for those who receive housing vouchers of any kind to have a choice in where they live.
Sunday morning, when the day was still new, a crew removed the bronze statue of George Rogers Clark from its pink granite plinth on West Main Street, on University of Virginia Grounds near the Corner. It was the fourth monument to white supremacy to come down in Charlottesville over the weekend. The other three — […]
Thursday evening, under a cloudy sky and between bouts of rain, a new city park opened in the historically Black 10th and Page neighborhood at the corner of Hardy Drive and Eighth Street Northwest. Longtime neighborhood resident James Bryant was one of the handful of people who spoke at the humble ceremony. The neighborhood has […]
We’ve put together a glossary with the intention of promoting better understanding of these terms and concepts so that we can all have more meaningful, clear and accurate conversations about equity in our community.
Over the past couple of weeks, community members have been surprised and befuddled to see groups of luggage-toting people on the Ridge Street sidewalk near the Music Resource Center. Recently — though it is not clear exactly when — the Greyhound bus station on West Main Street closed, and the company replaced it with a […]
Some of the nation’s bus stations have been closed temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Greyhound employee said, but the closure in the city appears to be permanent.
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. On Wednesday, Cville […]
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. […]