Arlington Committee of 100 Meeting - December 10, 2014

Who Can Afford to Live in Arlington?

Concerns about the cost of living have been growing in Arlington as many local employees cannot afford to live here and 2 in 5 Arlingtonians expect that they will have to move because they cannot afford the cost of their homes. Arlington County has appointed a citizen working group to study the challenge of affordable housing which will report recommendations for housing principles, goals, and targets in the new year. Join Arlington Committee of 100 for a look ahead to the report from the Affordable Housing Study Task Force with perspectives from the county government, affordable housing advocates, and residential developers. Our speakers will be:


Russell Danao-Schroeder, Senior Housing Planner, Arlington County Department of Community Planning, Housing, and Development. He will try to lay out the current situation concerning housing costs in Arlington.

Mary Rouleau, Executive Director, Alliance for Housing Solutions, will provide the perspective from the current non-profit organizations who provide and advocate for affordable housing.

Andrew McIntyre, Senior Vice President, Development and Construction, Penzance, will give us the perspective of developers who are working in Arlington.

Marymount University - 2807 North Glebe Road

Dining Room, Gerald Phelan Hall

 

Meet & Greet 7:00 pm

Dinner 7:25 pm, Program 8:00 pm

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The Arlington Committee of 100 fosters open and vigorous discussion of issues involving all facets of community life in Arlington. The Committee's monthly dinner meetings are open to all and provide a non-partisan setting in which issues of local, regional, and state interest are addressed by experts, with audience participation in lively Q&A sessions.