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$50M affordable housing bond request called crucial to anti-racist efforts

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 prior to the anniversary of […]

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City officials review affordable housing report

Charlottesville officials are grappling with new data on the need for affordable housing in the city. A housing needs assessment commissioned by the city estimates that the city currently needs 3,318 new affordable units. The Charlottesville Planning Commission and the Housing Advisory Committee met Tuesday to go over the numbers and consider next steps. “A […]

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Preparing for the aging boom through urban design

As an explosion in the number of people over the age of 65 looms over the nation, leaders in the Charlottesville-area senior community are hoping the creation of walkable neighborhoods and attractive urban places can help increase the quality of life for all. “The age wave is not something that’s going to happen in the […]

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Soundboard 11-30-2012 – Charlottesville’s news straight from the source

Soundboard: Charlottesville’s news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Friday from 9-10 AM, tune in to hear area journalists and guests discuss local news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. Whether we’re talking about city politics, scientific innovations, or the local music scene, […]

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Housing the Future: Reinventing Where We Age – Special podcast

Victor Regnier By Brian Wheeler Charlottesville Tomorrow Wednesday, January 26, 2011 On January 24, 2011 the Charlottesville Community Design Center hosted a presentation and panel discussion entitled Housing the Future: Reinventing Where we Age .  Part of the community’s Livable for a Lifetime initiative, the featured speaker was Victor Regnier , a teacher, researcher and […]