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Community Conversation: Share your vision for Hybla Valley/Gum Springs as the EMBARK Corridor develops
Share your vision for the future of Hybla Valley/Gum Springs at this listening session, which is sponsored in part by Good Shepherd Housing (GSH).
The Fairfax County government estimates a need for an additional 15,000 affordable housing units (for households who do not earn more than $60,000 a year). It is not clear that additional housing supply will meet the demands for affordable housing.
A discussion on quantifying the impact of high costs on livability, including the ability to maintain housing.
More Americans are turning to rental homes over home-ownership. For many of these renters, their financial straits are driving them to the rental market.
With her savings growing, Ms. Elliott has gone back to school and begun to establish credit in her own name. Her daughter is attending a local middle school, and is excited that she now has a chance to participate in extracurricular activities.
It’s disappointing that the House recommendations included no increase to the Housing trust fund which will be a critical tool in supporting both our current and future residents in securing housing near these employment centers.
Examining the difference between the Inner Giver and the Inner Egotist.
The Opportunity Starts at Home Campaign’s recommendations include creating a larger supply of affordable housing and backstopping families with emergency financial support at times of housing crises.
At the end of last year, Minneapolis was the first major metropolitan center in the country to allow three-family homes (“triplexes”) in single-family zoned neighborhoods.
In his recent article for the Washington Post, Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics points to the emerging crisis in housing. Whether it is through owning or renting a house, Zandi is clear that the crisis is around affordability.