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Out-of-town panelists describe affordable-housing tools

The city of Charlottesville is creating a housing strategy to encourage the construction of homes that are affordable to households with incomes ranging from extreme poverty to the middle class. “Not only is this a critical local issue but it’s a national one, as well,” said Gregory Powe, an architect and chairman of the Charlottesville […]

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City to ask legislature for ability to require development of low-income units

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 certified nursing assistants who are […]