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Governor Northam Announces Administration Appointments

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration today. Office of the Governor Grace Kelly, Deputy Director of the Virginia Office for Intergovernmental AffairsGrace Kelly has been appointed Deputy Director of the Virginia Office...

Fairfax officials divide up $200 million in federal COVID cash

BRIAN TROMPETER, Sun Gazette Newspapers Fairfax County officials are considering how to disburse more than $200 million in federal moneys from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act’s Coronavirus Relief Fund. The one-time funds may be used only...

South County Task Force meeting: Evictions in the Corridor

By: coveringthecorridor.com The Eviction Lab in Richmond has mapped our census tracks for race and the percentage of evictions. You can see that the rate of evictions is high in the Richmond Highway Community. Speakers: Dipti Pidikiti-Smith, Deputy Director of...

Enjoy the 2019 Good Shepherd Housing Annual Gala

By Debby Critchley, www.thezebra.org Attend a magnificent evening and enjoy cocktails, tantalizing plates, live and silent auctions, unique entertainment offerings, casino gaming, desserts and dancing at the Good Shepherd Housing Gala. Every attendee will receive...

GSH: As region booms, no household should be left behind

By David Levine, Good Shepherd Housing President & CEO This week is something of a milestone. Amazon announced plans to open its new East Coast headquarters site in New York City and Crystal City. The plans are for 25,000 new high-paying jobs, averaging $150,000...

Embark Housing Advisory Group formed

Embark Housing Advisory Group formed

A new affordable housing advisory group mandated by the Embark Richmond Highway comprehensive plan amendment has been established and is meeting monthly.

SFDC Hosts Discussion of Area Housing Affordability

SFDC Hosts Discussion of Area Housing Affordability

Last Wednesday evening, about 50 local residents attended a conversation on housing affordability hosted by the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation. The speakers were Tom Fleetwood, Director of Fairfax County’s Department of Housing and Community Development, David Levine, President/CEO of Good Shepherd Housing, and Kyle Talente, Economist/Principal at RKG Associates (and former President of SFDC).