Livability Framework: Housing Affordability Workshop #2

In our first Housing Affordability Workshop, we focused on working through issues of housing barriers and neighborhood values.

On March 7, we will hold our second workshop on Housing Affordability in the 2202, focused on working through issues of housing barriers and neighborhood values.

Participants in this second workshop, who need not have attended the first, will learn about the tools available to address housing issues and coalesce around which ones we wish to advocate for. We will hear from experts, such as representatives from JBG, Arlington County and the Alliance for Housing Solutions, and then work together to find common ground.

Sat. March 7, 1:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Calvary Methodist Church
2315 S Grant Street

You can read more about the Livability 22202 Action Plan at http://livability22202.org/

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The County Manager yesterday reviewed with the County Board a framework for the Missing Middle Housing Study, which is anticipated to begin in 2020. The study is under the Housing Arlington umbrella and will explore if and how missing middle housing could help address Arlington’s limited housing supply and inadequate housing choices.

Missing middle housing types—such as duplexes and triplexes—are currently restricted in many neighborhoods by Arlington’s land use policy and Zoning Ordinance. Barriers to building them make it difficult to increase the County’s housing supply and provide more choices at a broader range of prices.

Visit the Arlington County website for more information.