Amazon donates $3 million to support affordable housing in Arlington

Amazon will donate $3 million to the Arlington Community Foundation, a non-profit that supports affordable housing and fights homelessness, the company announced on Tuesday. The donation comes as...

ACLU sues Chesterfield Co. apartment owners over discriminatory policies

The ACLU has filed a federal lawsuit against the owners of the Sterling Glen Apartments in Chesterfield County, alleging that the apartment complex’s application policies discriminate against African Americans.

Arlington housing market exploding ahead of Amazon’s arrival

While Amazon insists it won’t cause housing issues in Arlington, the local housing market has already changed dramatically, according to a new analysis by Axios. With the first...

Virginia isn’t for all lovers: LGBTQ residents still lack housing protections

Ashley Broadway-Mack is a landlord's dream tenant. She’s a mom, the wife of a soldier, an active participant in her community and she always pays the rent on time. She's just trying...

Norfolk and Newport News get $30 million each for public housing redevelopment

In welcome news for both cities, Norfolk and Newport News will each receive $30 million from the federal government for public housing redevelopment. The U.S. Department of Housing and...

Gov. Northam announces $2.2 million to combat homelessness

Legislators and non-profits focused on solving the state’s housing problem got a boost today from Gov. Ralph Northam, who announced $2.2 million in funding to assist 30 permanent supportive housing and rapid...

Richmond area non-profit works to improve affordable housing options

It’s no secret that the Richmond area faces an affordable housing crisis, but at least one nonprofit is trying to work with the community to do something about it.

Sen. Tim Kaine introduces bill to help LGBTQ youth

Sens. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) introduced legislation this week that aims to improve support for LGBTQ youth who are at risk of or have already suffered child abuse.

Richmond and Virginia Beach among the most gentrified cities in the nation

If you live in an American city in the 21st century, chances are you’ve encountered the hipster art galleries and artisanal coffee shops that are common hallmarks of gentrification.