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Area Median Income and the Affordable Housing Toolbox

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A lot of people are burdened by the cost of housing in the Charlottesville area. Area median income is one of the tools that helps sort out which remedies are most effective for people of different income levels. Plus, decades of what University of Virginia students wrote in Alderman Library, all over its walls.
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Emily Hays

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

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.