The Capital Region Housing Challenge was announced by the Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington March 20. The challenge aims to encourage $1 billion in commitments to fund affordable housing projects in the D.C. metro area.
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Wendell Williams discusses a moment in his life that meant a lot to him.
Vendor Wendell Williams shares his personal journey, rising through the ranks in the radio broadcast industry and finding his way to personally overcome addiction and chronic homelessness.
JBG Companies, owner of the Beauregard apartment complex in Alexandria approved for renovation years ago, announced in late February that it has put the project up… Read more »
Carpenter’s Shelter, an Alexandria nonprofit, celebrated Thanksgiving with current and former residents.
Vendor features bakery that aims to help women re-enter society.
The Alexandria City Council has voted to rezone the Beauregard area, a move that allows developers to go forward with an immense project slated to… Read more »
Residents of the vast garden apartment community known as the Beauregard are witnessing the end of an era. And many of them are finding it… Read more »
In Alexandria, Va. the city council has approved a controversial proposal to demolish hundreds of low-end garden apartments in favor of high-density development.
A look at hidden communities in the D.C metro area.
The Run for Shelter, an event held to raise awareness about homelessness in the affluent Virginia suburb and benefit a local shelter that has served the community since 1988.
A well-known Alexandria, VA activist who had been missing since September was found dead on Jan. 26.
A shelter in Alexandria tries to help people afford housing.
For nine days in March, 26 Georgetown University students went hungry to demand a living wage for university employees.
Ten years ago, the largest homeless shelter in norther Virginia nearly found itself without a home. Carpenter’s Shelter was forced from the Alexandria warehouse it… Read more »