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Vision & Commitment

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Recent Decisions & Changes



​ASF advocates for  better development policies to ensure Arlington's long-term, budget, equity and environmental sustainability


Elections for County Board will shape future growth and development

Early voting began May 3, election day is June 18 for Democratic Primary candidates; see candidate positions on key topics here.   Republican candidates have yet to announce. 

County Board Oversteps Boundaries on EHO (aka Missing Middle)

In Late April 2024, attorneys for the County subpoenaed an Arlington activist demanding information on donors to a lawsuit against Arlington County's EHO policy.  ASF is not a party to that lawsuit, but we share some concerns of the plaintiffs.  See our report of January 2023 here.

For more information on EHO implementation, see ASF's January 2024 Brief to the Arlington Committee of 100 and map of permits approved as of January 5 (from Arlington economist Michael O'Grady)

Special GLUP Reform

Learn How Arlington in Feb 2024 is Using Land Use/Zoning Tools to Expand Density

See ASF's Feb 16 2024 Suggested Fixes our ASF email to County Board on Special GLUP and Non-Profit Rezoning, March 2, 202, and our Draft Tracking Tool of Upzoned/Upglupped Lots Feb 2024 revised May


Langston Boulevard Area Plan Approved by the Board November 2023

 The new LBAP presages up-zoning (and GLUP changes) for unfunded density and gentrification. 

Quick Link to ASF's November 7 Letter to the County Board, and September 29, 2023 Letter to the County Board

Quick Link to ASF November comments to the Board and Presentation to Arlington Board October 14 2023

SEE MORE INFO on our PLB Page!



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County Posts New Plan for Public Comment Through November 10, 2023 - Adds Rosslyn-Type Density to 4 Major "Hubs"

Missing Middle

Help shape housing policy in single-family neighborhoods before the point of no return.

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