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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...