A form-based code is a land development regulation that fosters predictable built results and a high-quality public realm by using physical form (rather than separation of uses in traditional zoning) as the organizing principle for the code. A form-based code is a regulation, not a mere guideline, adopted into city, town, or county law. Form-based… Read more »
The involuntary movement of residents due to changes in socioeconomic conditions.
White privilege, or ‘historically accumulated white privilege,’ refers to whites’ historical and contemporary advantages in access to quality education, decent jobs, liveable wages, homeownership, retirement benefits and wealth. Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change
Policies and practices, within and across institutions, that intentionally or not, produce outcomes that chronically favor or put a racial group at a disadvantage. Examples can be found in our school disciplinary practices, our criminal justice system and in many employment sectors with regard to hiring, firing and promotions. The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community… Read more »
Housing Policy Matrix for Loudoun County November 2018
This September 2018 memo from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Executive Director to the COG Board provides an analysis and assessment of the region’s current housing challenges, and the need to increase production and preservation efforts to sustain economic growth.
Local Resources and Strategies for Housing Production and Preservation
This Northern Virginia Health Foundation commissioned report finds that getting ahead is much tougher in some neighborhoods of Northern Virginia than in others: Fifteen “islands of disadvantage,” where people face multiple, serious challenges, are interspersed among some of the region’s wealthiest communities.
The transformation of a building that is no longer in use into a new purpose, such as turning a defunct school into apartments. Compton Construction
Based on a Housing First philosophy, PSH helps individuals with chronic health conditions who face barriers to housing, find and maintain housing. The belief behind Housing First is that housing is a cornerstone to stability and comes before treatment. PSH begins by providing individuals with housing, and then offers residents the option of support services…. Read more »