On WTJU’s Soundboard this week, Elliott, Giles, and Emily talk with host Eliza Wilson about how much Charlottesville plans to invest in affordable housing and how to pay for it, the new minimum wage at the University of Virginia, and plans to build a hotel on Pantops.

Listen to the show here.


Emily Hays grew up in Charlottesville and graduated from Yale in 2016. She covered growth, development, and affordable living. Before writing for Charlottesville Tomorrow, she produced a podcast on education and caste in Maharashtra, India.

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Elliott Robinson has spent nearly 15 years in journalism and joined Charlottesville Tomorrow as its news editor in August 2018 through 2021. He is a graduate of Christopher Newport University.