The redevelopment of Friendship Court is slated to be the largest new construction of low-income housing undertaken in Charlottesville in more than two decades. The plan alone is groundbreaking, having been created by current Section 8 residents in partnership with Piedmont Housing Alliance.
Charlottesville will soon double the amount of taxpayer funds used to support the creation of affordable housing units, and on Tuesday the city’s Planning Commission was asked to weigh in on several recommendations on how that funding might be used. “We already know we have a housing shortage at all price points for all people,” […]
The group that oversees the Charlottesville Affordable Housing Fund elected a new chairman Wednesday, two weeks after the City Council decided to significantly increase funding for the program. “Going forward, this committee’s role, in addition to [reviewing] policy, is to find leverageable partners for use of those funds in a productive way,” said Phil d’Oronzio, […]