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Arlington Certifies First Two Commercial Buildings for First Responder Network
April 22, 2014

Arlington Certifies First Two Commercial Buildings for First Responder Network

Chairman Jay Fisette and Arlington’s public safety chiefs today presented Monday Properties (for 1812 N. Moore Street) and Penzance (for 3001/3003 Washington Blvd.) with the County’s first certifications for public safety operable communications within a commercial building. The installation of the First Responder Network enables public safety officials – including fire, rescue, and police – to communicate within the building during any emergency.
April 12, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves $16.5 Million Loan to Preserve Affordable Housing on Columbia Pike

The Arlington County Board today approved a $16.5 million Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) loan to help AHC Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing developer, purchase Serrano Apartments at 5535 Columbia Pike. As a condition of the AHIF loan, AHC has agreed that 196 of the units will become Committed Affordable Units (CAFs), contractually obligated to remain affordable for 60 years. The AHIF loan helps carry out goals outlined in the Columbia Pike Neighborhoods Area Plan, which the County Board adopted in July 2012.
February 28, 2014

2014 Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo

ome owners, builders and landlords all can learn about trends in home and yard improvements at the Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo.
February 25, 2014

Arlington County Board Authorizes $6.6M Construction Contract to Build Homeless Services Center

The Arlington County Board today approved a contract for $6.6 million, including a contingency of $1.1 million, to transform two-and-a-half floors of office space at 2020 14th St. North into the County's Homeless Services Center (HSC).
Arlington County Board Approves Plan, Financing for Buckingham Neighborhood Mixed-Income Housing Complex
January 25, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Plan, Financing for Buckingham Neighborhood Mixed-Income Housing Complex

The Arlington County Board today approved a plan to build a five-story mixed-income apartment building in the Buckingham neighborhood that will include 98 committed affordable units, most of them family-size. The Board also approved a $7.82 million Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) loan to help the non-profit Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) finance the development.
Arlington County Board Approves Plan to Redevelop Marymount University's "Blue Goose" Site
January 25, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Plan to Redevelop Marymount University's "Blue Goose" Site

The Arlington County Board today approved a plan to replace Marymount University's eight-story "Blue Goose" facility at 1000 N. Glebe Road with two new, more energy efficient buildings. The development will allow the university to maintain and expand its presence in Ballston, while adding apartments, ground floor retail and a public plaza to the two-acre site.
December 17, 2013

Arlington County to Identify Publicly-Owned Sites that Could be Redeveloped to Include Affordable Housing

The Arlington County Board today said it will instruct the County Manager in January to identify three-to-five publicly owned sites "with the greatest potential for redevelopment" in the next 10 years that could incorporate new affordable homes in their redevelopment.
December 14, 2013

Board Approves Columbia Pike Implementation Tools to Preserve, Create Affordable Housing

The Arlington County Board today adopted a set of implementation tools to help preserve the affordability of the 6,200 existing market rate affordable homes along the Pike as it is transformed to a more walkable, transit-oriented neighborhood.
December 14, 2013

Arlington County Board Adopts Tenant Assistance Fund Policy

The Arlington County Board today adopted a Tenant Assistance Fund (TAF) Policy to help tenants living in affordable housing units that are to be renovated or redeveloped stay in those units, if the new affordable rents are higher than what they were previously paying.
December 14, 2013

Arlington County Approves County Loans to Preserve Affordable Housing Units

The Arlington County Board today approved $8.3 million in County loan funds for nonprofit developer, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH), to purchase and preserve the 101 affordable housing units at Arna Valley View Apartments.
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