Check out this construction tour of the Macedonia Apartments on Saturday, December 4, 2010 from 10AM to 12PM. Please note that the tour is open only to National Building Museum members.
Tag: "affordable housing"
Did you hear the news? Arlington County chose APAH to partner and build the residential component of the new Arlington Mill Community Center on Columbia Pike. The Arlington Mill Residences will feature 122 committed affordable units, 80% of which will be family-sized and twelve of which will be set aside for supportive housing. Also, Arlington Mill Residences will [...]
The Planning Division’s Research Team recently released the 3rd quarter 2010 Development Tracking Report. This report summarizes information on residential and commercial projects under construction, completed, demolished, and approved by the Arlington County Board. During the 3rd quarter, the Research Team reports that 869 residential units were in various stages of construction. A new apartment building, [...]
On October 14, 2010, Arlington County celebrated the five-year anniversary of the Permanent Supportive Housing Program (PSH) by presenting awards to area landlords and other key supporters of the innovative housing program. The award presentations were part of a luncheon event held at Rosslyn-based The Boeing Company. Tenants, social workers, and other partners also took part. Nine [...]
The Washington, D.C. Region was ranked by Richard Florida’s 2002 book, The Rise of the Creative Class, first among metro areas in percentage of Creative Class population (25-34 years olds). He theorized that communities with a high degree of diversity attract young, educated and creative people who contribute directly to economic growth. For Arlington’s Creative [...]
Buckingham Village 3: Historic, Affordable Apartments for Rent Soon / Buckingham Village 3: próximamente, apartamentos históricos y de bajo costo para arrendar
Newly renovated apartments of this historic property will start becoming available as soon as December 2010. This project is the result of an extensive community process to create a redevelopment and preservation plan for Buckingham Villages. The renovation plan addresses the needs of the community while incorporating the latest green and historic guidelines.
Arlington County first-time homebuyers are eligible for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage as low as 3%. One may be able to purchase a home with as little as a 1% down payment. The maximum allowable purchase price is $450,000 and the maximum household income is $97,500 for households of 1 or 2 persons and [...]
On Saturday, October 16th at the Arlington Career Center, there will be many valuable free workshops at the Home Maintenance Workshop. The topics to be covered include plumbing, electricity, heating, A/C maintenance and how to improve your home’s comfort, health and energy efficiency. The event will be held from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm. For [...]
Watch HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan on PBS reflect on the American Dream and the average American family spending 52% of its income on housing and transportation costs. He said that driving further to find affordable housing has costs and that affordable transportation choices are essential to a strong economy and a healthy environment. Also, see Arlington’s [...]
At a public meeting on Tuesday night, the Columbia Pike Working Group received feedback on its recommended housing goals. One of the recommendations was to retain all 3,200 existing rental apartments as affordable to households that make approximately less than $60,000/year. Over the next 30 years, the group also called for retaining 1,700 existing rental apartments [...]