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November 18, 2014

$8.5 Million Loan Approved to Create 80 Affordable Housing Units

The Arlington County Board today approved an $8.5 million Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) loan to nonprofit developer AHC Inc. to purchase Spectrum Apartments. The acquisition will convert 80 existing market-rate units into affordable units, including 40 family-sized apartments and 5 new permanent supportive housing units.
November 15, 2014

Arlington Updates Green Building Incentive Program

The Arlington County Board voted today to update its Green Building Incentive Program. The update emphasizes energy performance and reduced overall environmental impact for site plan developments that voluntarily seek incentives under the program. The Green Building Incentive Program is designed to encourage the construction of buildings that are more energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable than buildings built to code.
November 15, 2014

$1.35 Million County Loan Approved to Preserve Affordable Senior Housing

The Arlington County Board today approved a $1.35 million Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) loan for Culpepper Garden I apartments. The County’s loan will allow the owners to pay off the existing mortgage and plan for renovations, enabling the preservation of 204 affordable units that currently house independent seniors.
November 03, 2014

Virginia Honors Arlington’s Columbia Pike Housing Efforts

ARLINGTON, Va. --- Arlington County has garnered two state awards for its efforts to preserve affordable housing and meet housing needs along Columbia Pike.
October 29, 2014

100 Homes Campaign Houses 100

ARLINGTON – Arlington’s 100 Homes Campaign has reached its goal of housing 100 homeless Arlingtonians, and will celebrate the achievement Wednesday, Oct. 29 as part of the annual Community Meeting on Homelessness.
September 13, 2014

Minor Electrical Fire Displaces 109 Residents

Arlington County firefighters and building inspectors responded to a minor electrical fire 1930 Columbia Pike; there were no injuries. The buildings remain without power; property management is placing approximately 109 residents in nearby hotels.
Arlington County Board Approves New Live-Work Building Near Clarendon Metro Station
July 19, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves New Live-Work Building Near Clarendon Metro Station

The Arlington County Board today approved a use permit that will transform the corner of 10th Street and North Highland Street by replacing two office buildings with a new five-story, mixed-use building offering rental apartments, live-work units, ground floor retail, and office space.
July 19, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Converting Crystal City Vacant Office Building to Innovative Community-Centered Apartments

The Board today approved a plan by developer Vornado to convert a 1960s vacant office building in Crystal City to innovative residential apartments that will offer shared amenities and a unique floor-by-floor “neighborhood” culture. Vornado is creating the project in partnership with WeWork, a national company with co-working offices in major metropolitan areas across the country.
Arlington County Board Approves Mixed-Use Office, Residential, and Upscale Retail near Rosslyn Metro Station
June 14, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Mixed-Use Office, Residential, and Upscale Retail near Rosslyn Metro Station

The Arlington County Board today approved a site plan for a new development that will transform an entire block in the heart of Rosslyn. The redevelopment will include two mixed-use, energy-efficient LEED Platinum and Silver certified buildings on the block of 1401 Wilson Boulevard and 1400 Key Boulevard.
May 30, 2014

Arlington and Fairfax County Choose Streetcar Program Management Team

Arlington and Fairfax Counties announced today that they have selected Parsons Transportation Group to help manage Arlington’s streetcar program, which includes the Columbia Pike streetcar segment that the two counties are jointly building.
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