Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing Names 2012 Affordable Housing Honorees

Arlington, VA – The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) yesterday announced its 2012 Affordable Housing Honorees. “In 2012 we are recognizing Ron Carlee, former Arlington County Manager, for his steadfast commitment to Arlington’s affordable housing policy, and John Shooshan, President, The Shooshan Company, for his unwavering leadership in our County’s effort to end homelessness,” said Nina Janopaul, APAH President/CEO. “They will be honored at the Celebration of Affordable Housing, APAH’s Annual… Read More

The Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor, Part II: A Vibrant, Mixed-Use Oasis in the DC Area

This is the second part of my focus on the Rosslyn-Ballston (R-B) corridor as an oasis of prosperity and vibrance in the Washington region. Served by five Metro stops within four miles, the corridor continues to attract new tenants, buyers, and developers in the face the deepest recession since the Great Depression. – See more at:

Arlington Launches Homeless Housing Fundraising

The homeless are not difficult to find in Arlington County if you know where to look. Some hang out by certain Metro exits, while others prefer to slip into the vest-pocket parks where few notice them. One man, sleeping by a dumpster behind a funeral home, died last month during the temperate spring weather that didn’t seem dangerous to those with a roof and a bed. In 2011, at least three other… Read More