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August 14, 2018
As the anniversary of the Aug. 12 white supremacist rally approached, anti-racist activists added a $50 million bond for affordable housing to their list of demands. The Charlottesville Low-Income Housing Coalition, which includes public housing residents, legal experts and others, released an online petition featuring the demand in the week ...
May 05, 2018
A vacant lot on South First Street and a property along Levy Avenue that currently houses a parking lot and two community-based nonprofits soon could be the first steps to tackling some of the problems currently ailing Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority properties. Local architect Gregory Powe is among potential ...
April 08, 2018
Gene Willey is a drywall contractor and a painter. The 57-year-old who goes by Pete has struggled to find consistent work ever since he had both knees replaced. These days, he rakes yards and picks up odd jobs to earn income. Willey recently became a participant in the Charlottesville Supplemental ...
March 27, 2018
Throughout the next six months, the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority will be assisting its counterpart in Charlottesville manage its housing choice voucher program — also known as Section 8 — for low-income households. In addition to helping oversee the local administration of the federal housing program, a resolution the Charlottesville Redevelopment ...
November 19, 2017
As housing prices in Charlottesville continue to rise, some in the community are calling on local officials to take steps to create more affordable living choices for households with lower incomes. “We need to do something affirmatively and intentionally to correct the market, which is not providing $700 apartments for ...
July 25, 2017
Hoping to help some of the approximately 1,600 people seeking public housing or federal housing vouchers in Charlottesville, the city’s housing authority and local government are developing a locally funded housing voucher program. In an email Tuesday, a Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority official said the proposed program ...
August 17, 2016
The Charlottesville City Council chose to temporarily suspend their meeting Monday evening after an animated public comment period began to overwhelm the council. After weeks of stifling hot discomfort at the 105-room Crescent Halls low-income apartment complex, located on Monticello Avenue across from the Ix Art Park, frustrated residents vented ...
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