Subsidized Housing in East Falls Church Is A Great Idea

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Arlington Now reported yesterday that Arlington, Virginia is set to identify 3-5 pieces of public land that could be used for subsidized housing by 2019. Possible sites according to VOICE, the group lobbying for in increase in affordable housing in Arlington include the Arlington Career Center, Arlington Central Library, the East Falls Church Metro and the Lubber Run Community Center. In my opinion, just one of these sites, the East Falls Church Metro, comes in a location in which it is really needed

For years, housing in Arlington has been defined by the large tracts of middle to upper class homes (like the East Falls Church neighborhood), interspersed by concentrations of apartment blocks and duplexes in which lower income residents live. The uneven dispersion of these areas has furthered the segregation between incomes in the county, and has been instrumental in the labeling of neighborhoods as rich and white, or…

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