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...

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.

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...

Amazon’s HQ2 threatens to displace up to 10,000 Latinx residents

The impending arrival of Amazon’s HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia has caused local housing prices to increase by 17%, spurring fears of displacement and an affordable housing crisis. Now, a new report suggests...

In Richmond, Airbnb​ hosts made $3.8M this summer even though its illegal to operate...

Want to visit Richmond? You can find about 1,200 places to stay on Airbnb, but none of them are — technically — legal. City code prohibits rentals in residential...

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.

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 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.