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Arlington Board To Meet Again To Vote On Missing Middle’s Next PhaseJanuary 27, 2023news-housing news
Arlington ‘Missing Middle’ homes debate continuesJanuary 27, 2023news-housing news
Arlington lawmakers to consider a missing middle plan with no eightplexesJanuary 27, 2023news-housing news
BREAKING: Arlington County Board gives green light to hearings on Missing MiddleJanuary 27, 2023news-housing news
Arlington Board To Meet Again To Vote On Missing Middle’s Next PhaseJanuary 27, 2023news-housing news
Prince William County plans to create crisis centerJuly 21, 2021health-and-dental-care news
Prince William County is Considering Plans to Create A New Mental Health Crisis CenterJuly 21, 2021health-and-dental-care news
Prince William Co. hopes to add mental health crisis facilityJuly 20, 2021health-and-dental-care news
With psychiatric beds in short supply, county seeks funding for 24-bed ‘crisis receiving center’July 20, 2021health-and-dental-care news
Prince William pushes Virginia to fund community crisis centers amid gaps in mental health staffingJuly 20, 2021health-and-dental-care news
A Flurry of Activity at the Serrano Apartments After Residents Decry ConditionsMay 20, 2021news-housing news
COVID and the looming eviction crisisMay 20, 2021news-housing news
Political fight over redistricting delays eviction, utility cutoff protections in budgetOctober 16, 2020news-housing news
VOICE Welcomes Feds’ Acknowledgment of Eviction Threat; Urges Additional Funding, Action to Protect Renters, LandlordsSeptember 2, 2020news-housing news
Virginia Supreme Court temporarily halts evictions amid pandemicAugust 7, 2020news-housing news
On evictions, it’s time for the governor to stop ditheringAugust 7, 2020news-housing news
Housing advocates urge Gov. Northam to ban eviction during pandemicAugust 3, 2020news-housing news
Governor Northam Calls for Another Eviction Ban in VirginiaJuly 31, 2020news-housing news
Public defender’s office begins building staffJuly 31, 2020news other
Northam renews call for Virginia’s top court to ban evictions during pandemicJuly 30, 2020news-housing news
Prince William’s state lawmakers urge local courts to halt eviction for 3 weeksJuly 22, 2020news-housing news
Warning of an ‘eviction tsunami’ faith leaders urge Northam to actJuly 20, 2020news-housing news
Eviction fears prompt faith leaders to ask Va. Gov. Northam to interveneJuly 19, 2020news-housing news
Northern Virginia Clergy Urge Northam To Put Pause On EvictionsJuly 18, 2020news-housing news
Video: “VOICE” Zoom Call Participants Call on Gov. Northam to Pause Evictions; Ask General Assembly for Expanded Renter ProtectionsJuly 17, 2020news-housing news
Gov. Ralph Northam launching housing assistance program, ending regular briefingsJune 25, 2020news-housing news
Gov, Northam launching housing assistance program, ending regular briefingsJune 25, 2020news other
Virginia: Detienen desalojos hasta finales de junioJune 13, 2020news other
Virginia extends halt on evictions until June 29June 8, 2020news youth
Surovell, Foy pitch public defender’s office for Prince WilliamMay 27, 2020news other
This Virginia county is finally getting a public defender’s office. It’s a step in the right directionMay 9, 2020news other
Prince William public defender’s office survives state budget freezeApril 29, 2020news other
Reformers Find Hope In Proposed Prince William County Public Defender’s OfficeFebruary 12, 2020news other
Public defender office in Prince William receives key approval in legislatureFebruary 10, 2020news other
State House, Senate pass bills to create a local public defenders’ officeFebruary 5, 2020news other
Governor, legislators back public defender office in Prince William CountyDecember 31, 2019news other
Northam’s budget includes $2.7m for Prince William public defenders’ officeDecember 17, 2019news other
New Virginia laws took effect July 1; do you know what they are?July 5, 2019news other
Unpaid court fine? Get your driver’s license backJune 28, 2019news other
Interfaith Group Asks Local Leaders to Fix Community Woes With Amazon RevenueJune 10, 2019news-housing news
Virginia Tech announces plan to build innovation campus in Alexandria near Amazon’s HQ2June 10, 2019news other
Residents address concerns that Amazon HQ2 will price people out of Arlington, AlexandriaJune 9, 2019news-housing news
Here’s who is running for the top elected post in Virginia’s most powerful countyJune 4, 2019news other
VOICE challenges candidates to fulfill One Fairfax commitmentMay 31, 2019news other
Chair candidates pledge support for affordable housing, immigrants legal fundMay 20, 2019news other
Candidates promise more legal aid for immigrants, less cooperation with ICEMay 19, 2019news other
Community members work with Fairfax County officials to bring back a bus routeApril 12, 2019news other
Move to restore driver’s licenses could affect 13,000 locallyApril 10, 2019news other
State lawmakers pass budget amendment to eliminate driver’s license reinstatement feesApril 5, 2019news other
Lawmakers sustain Northam’s vetoesApril 4, 2019news other
Virginia Lawmakers Vote to Stop Suspending Driver’s Licenses for Unpaid Court Fines, CostsApril 4, 2019news other
Cigarette, vape buyers in Virginia may soon have to be 21, not 18February 12, 2019news other
Virginia attorney general calls for cash bail reformOctober 26, 2018news other
Multifaith group probes Va. Gov. Northam, AG Herring on cash bail reformOctober 22, 2018news other
Fr. Gerard Creedon, Catholic social justice activist in Virginia, diesDecember 11, 2017news other
In schools, a growing push to recognize Muslims and Jewish HolidaysDecember 4, 2017news other
No political hard-sell: Nonpartisan VOICE volunteers urge Manassas residents just to voteNovember 6, 2017news other
Could Affordable Housing Be Built On Top Of Metro Stations? One Alexandria Non-Profit Thinks SoAugust 8, 2017news-housing news
Faith-based groups leans on Alexandria Council for Affordable housing promisesJuly 26, 2017news-housing news
Voter Respond to Doorknockers, not Free BeerNovember 5, 2015news other
Arlington: Working To Boost Voter TurnoutNovember 4, 2015news other
Interfaith Organization Urges Arlington Residents to Get Out and VoteNovember 3, 2015news other
Arlington board to vote Saturday to plan to add more affordable housingSeptember 18, 2015news-housing news
Letter: Arlington housing plan is benefit to schools, communityJuly 22, 2015news-housing news
Letter: Time has come to pass Arlington housing planJuly 8, 2015news-housing news
Letter: Critics of Arlington housing plan need to be more transparentJuly 2, 2015news-housing news
Kamp Washington Triangle Redevelopment ApprovedMarch 4, 2015news-housing news
‘Help Us, Will You Please?’ Residents, businesses beseech City Council for more affordable housingNovember 20, 2014news-housing news
Community group holds discussion on affordable Fairfax housingNovember 12, 2014news-housing news
Hybla Valley mobile home park gets small soccer field, larger nearby space still emptyJune 24, 2014news youth
County Board Will Be Held to Account on Affordable-Housing DecsionsJanuary 21, 2014news-housing news
Activists push for affordable housing on public land in ArlingtonDecember 17, 2013news-housing news
In Fairfax County’s Hybla Valley, some help for the west side of Route 1 but residents want moreDecember 16, 2013news youth
Arlington affordable-housing solutions soughtDecember 14, 2013news-housing news
City Passes Affordable Housing Amendment to Comprehensive PlanNovember 19, 2013news-housing news
‘West Poor’ – No MoreNovember 7, 2013news youth
WPHS and MVHS Will Get Turf FieldsNovember 6, 2013news youth
Housing costs outpace wages in ArlingtonSeptember 29, 2013news-housing news
Georgetown South in Manassas: A neighborhood remaking itselfSeptember 13, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Churches forgo the hammer on housing: ColumnAugust 27, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Churches forgo the hammer on housing: ColumnAugust 27, 2013news-housing news
County Hosts Hearing on Crescent Apartments RedevelopmentAugust 7, 2013news-housing news
Residents of Reston’s Crescent apartments wary as redevelopment process startsJune 24, 2013news-housing news
Faith Groups Raise Voice To Protect Neighborhoods Affected by ForeclosureJune 22, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Group calls for more low-income housingJune 21, 2013news-housing news
Group Says JPMorgan Did Not Help Virginia County Recover from Housing CrisisJune 20, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Faith Group Unveils Plan to Rebuild Blighted HomesJune 13, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Celebrating ProgressJune 13, 2013news youth
Maintaining a Loud VOICE for Turf FieldsJune 12, 2013news youth
Va. Communities Receive $30 Million in Housing RedevelopmentJune 4, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
VOICE set to announce $30 million foreclosure rehab programJune 3, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Advocates: Pr. William communities to get $30m for housing pilot programJune 3, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Alarmed over Crescent Apartments FutureMay 22, 2013news-housing news
Column: Reston Marches to Support NeighborsMay 22, 2013news-housing news
Community Fights Ruin From ForeclosureMarch 28, 2013foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Foreclosure Fraud Settlement: $3.5M for VirginiaFebruary 11, 2013news-housing news
WP Students Plead for Turf FieldOctober 17, 2012news youth
VOICE sings Bank of America’s praises in WoodbridgeOctober 2, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Underwater and Underserved: County has few mortgage counselors despite great needSeptember 16, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
McKay Promises Field ImprovementsAugust 31, 2012news youth
VOICE Seeks Support for Better FieldsAugust 22, 2012news youth
Senior Services Top Interfaith Group’s AgendaJuly 5, 2012news other
Local Interfaith Group Raises $200,000 for Full-Time DentistJune 26, 2012health-and-dental-care news
County Leaders Pledge Support for RecreationJune 14, 2012news youth
Varied Crowed Unites on Demands for Corridor YouthJune 13, 2012news youth
1,000 Prince William County homeowners to get mortgage helpJune 5, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
1,000 Residents To Get Mortgage AssistanceJune 4, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Ken Cuccinelli looks at foreclosures in Manassas neighborhoodMay 4, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Predator GE: We Bring Bad Things to LifeApril 27, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Housing costs trouble many ArlingtoniansMarch 27, 2012news-housing news
Religious leaders march on GEMarch 11, 2012foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
VOICE Seeks Funds for Dental CareFebruary 4, 2012health-and-dental-care news
As Foreclosures Surge, Help Is Often Hard to FindNovember 3, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Interfaith group enlists banks in mortgage crisisOctober 31, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
In Woodbridge, Foreclosures Hit HardOctober 31, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Robo signing Widespread in Prince WiliamSeptember 20, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
VOICE Citizen Investigators Uncover Rampant Robo SigningSeptember 20, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Prince William Residents Blame Robo-signing For Rash Of ForeclosuresSeptember 11, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
A VOICE for Our ClinicsAugust 4, 2011health-and-dental-care news
Bank of America challenged over mortgage practicesMay 12, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
As N.Va. neighbors show, housing mess isn’t limited to the irresponsibleApril 11, 2011foreclosure-crisis-accountability news
Lafayette Apartments Residents Voice Health, Safety ConcernsDecember 22, 2010news-housing news
Lafayette Apartments Residents Voice Health, Safety ConcernsDecember 22, 2010health-and-dental-care news
Editorial – Public housing residents provide seminar in activismSeptember 30, 2010news-housing news
Public housing authority meets demands of relocated residentsSeptember 30, 2010news-housing news
Uninsured Virginians may lose free dental careJuly 6, 2010health-and-dental-care news
Alexandria Housing Redevelopment Sparks Concerns for ResidentsApril 30, 2010news-housing news
Church Opens Doors to Undocumented StudentsApril 29, 2010immigrant-rights news
City Council Promises Fair Treatment For Public Housing TenantsApril 9, 2010news-housing news
Public Housing Tenants Push For Forced-Move ReimbursementsApril 9, 2010news-housing news
Can’t live hereApril 1, 2010news-housing news
Interfaith Group Rallies in RichmondMarch 10, 2010health-and-dental-care news
Not Home for the holidaysDecember 21, 2009news-housing news
Delays in Muslims’ Cases Spur Interfaith Call to ActionSeptember 4, 2009backlog news
Delays in Muslim’s Cases Spur Interfaith Call to ActionSeptember 4, 2009immigrant-rights news
North Hill Project LingersAugust 6, 2009news-housing news
Rattling State’s Cash JarJuly 23, 2009backlog news
Rattling State’s Cash JarJuly 23, 2009news-housing news
Rattling State’s Cash JarJuly 23, 2009health-and-dental-care news
Shelter That Fairfax Can’t Afford to DenyApril 5, 2009news-housing news
Cost of Social ConscienceMarch 12, 2009news-housing news
Cost of Social ConscienceMarch 12, 2009health-and-dental-care news
Cost of Social ConscienceMarch 1, 2009immigrant-rights news
Favola Makes Budget CommitmentsFebruary 10, 2009news-housing news
Favola Faces Interfaith GroupFebruary 4, 2009health-and-dental-care news