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Jul-Sep 2022

ASF What the Elections Mean for Missing Middle and Minority Politics in Deep Blue Arlington, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, November 9, 2022

Civic Federation Mulls Slapdown of County Board, Sun Gazette, November 9, 2022

ASF County Board Says Draft Missing Middle Changes Respond to Community's Concerns, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, November 2, 2022

Candidate:  Missing Middle Will Come Out the Winner on Election Day, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, November 2, 2022

Pandemic Led to Sharp Spike in Black, Asian, Latino Home Ownership, Abha Bhattaral, Alyssa Flowers, the Washington Post, November 1, 2022

Portland and Minneapolis Allow "Missing Middle Housing.  So Far, New Construction has been Modest, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, October 31, 2022

Arlington Mulls Hot Missing Middle Issue, Charlie Clark, Falls Church News Press, October 20, 2022

ASF As Housing Prices Soar, A Wealthy County Rethinks the Idea of Suburbia, Teo Armus, The Washington Post, October 14, 2022

ASF Arlington CivFed's Missing Middle Discussion Last Night Required Rules of Engagement, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, October 12, 2022

What's at Stake with Arlington's Missing Middle Housing Debate, Michael O'Grady, Washington Post, September 28, 2022

Incumbent Iffy on How Much Missing Middle is Appropriate, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, September 26, 2022

County Leaders Obfuscate in Effort to Get Missing Middle Through, Jon Ware, Sun Gazette, September 21, 2022

County  Board Praises Civil, if Loud Discussion of Missing Middle and the Arlington Way , Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, September 20, 2022

Pets, Park, Pedestrians, Present Problems for Planned Apartment Towers in Crystal City, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, September 19, 2022

County Board to Vote on Height Clarendon Parking Lot Development, Matt Blitz, ARLNow, September 14, 2020

Amazon Intends to Fund More than 1,000 Affordable Housing Units in DC Area, Colleen Grablick, dcist.com, September 14, 2022

Candidates Square Off on Missing Middle, Safe Schools, Abortion, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, September 7, 2022

Plan Seeks Increasing Urbanization Along Langston Blvd. Corridor, Scott McCaffrey, ARLNow, August 25, 2002

Letter:  More Outreach Needed on Missing Middle, Bill Roos, Sun Gazette, August 24, 2022

Trade Group:  Slow Return to Offies will Cause Pain for the Region, Sun Gazette, August 24, 2022

ASF New Concept Plan for Langston Blvd Shows Sweeping Vision of Greener Corridor with Taller Buildings, August 22, 2022

DC to Provide up to $200,000 to First Time Home Buyers in Hot Housing Market, August 22, 2022

Putting the Squeeze on Public Comment in Arlington? Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, August 19, 2022

The Remote Work Revolution is Already Reshaping the Nation, Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post, August 19, 2022

Viewpoint, an FBI HQ Solution Need not Translate into its Demoltion, Shlaome Baranes, Washington Business Journal, August 19, 2022

432-Unit Development On Tap for Site of one of Arlington's Oldest Hotels, Urban Turf, August 18, 2022

Buying a Single-Family Home in Arlington, Virginia is an Exercise in Patience, Cecilie Rohwedder, Wall Street Journal, August 17, 2022

Missing Middle Housing as an Antidote to Redlining, Diana Ionescu, Planetizen, July 29, 2022

Commentary, Everyone will Benefit From Missing Middle Approach to Housing, Joe Jones, Inside NOVA, July 27, 2022

Letter: Missing Middle Proposal is Too Extreme, Jon Wingard, Sun Gazette, July 27, 2022

ASF Report Highlighted by NAACP Supports Missing Middle as a Response to Local Legacy of Redlining, Mavis Chan, ARLNow, July 26, 2022

County Board Discusses Missing Middle Housing Proposal Amid Roiling Community Debate, ARLNow, July 13, 2022

Arlington Board Member Seeks Middle Ground on Missing Middle, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, July 13, 2022

ASF Arlington Residents Face off Over Housing, John Henry, WUSA, July 12, 2022

Tuesday Brings Latest Fork in Missing Middle Road, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, July 11, 2022

Arlington Office Vacancy Rates Continues to Rise Amid Work-From-Home Trend, ARLNow, July 11, 2022

ASF In Arlington, Advocates and Opponents of Missing Middle Face Off, Teo Armus, Washington Post, July 11 2022

What Critics of Diversifying Arlington's Housing Get Wrong, Washington Post Opinion, Emily Hamilton, July 8, 2022

​​Apr-Jun 2022

ASF Deliberation on Major Housing Proposal Enters the Homestretch, Shirley Ruhe, The Arlington Connection, June 30, 2022

Greens Leery of Missing Middle Proposal, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, June 24, 2022

Our Man in Arlington, Charlie Clark, Falls Church News Press, June 24, 2022

Staff:  No Cost-Benfit Analysis for Missing Middle, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, June 23, 2022

County Leaders Keeping Missing Middle Commenters on Tight Leash, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, Jne 23, 2022

Population Estimates, Inner Suburbs Down, Other Areas Up, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, June 22, 2022

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Extended Water Main Repair Closes Two Lanes Along Rt. 29, ARLNow, March 15, 2022

Ask Eli:  And We Thought Last Year's Housing Market was Crazy, Eli Tucker, ARLNow, March 15, 2022

Two Women are on a Quest to Map Every Racially-Restricted Property Deed in the County, Jo DeVoe, March 14, 2022

ASF Morning Notes, Item on ASF's Letter to the County Board on Plan Langston Boulevard, March 10, 2022

APS Long-Term Planning Before Career Center Development, Gillian, blogspot, March 1, 2022

Development, Rents, Transportation Highlight Forum on Columbia Pike, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, February 28, 2022

ASF Duplexes vs. McMansions, What Makes a House Too Big for Neighbors, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, February 24, 2022

Staff Takes Heat as Plan Langston Boulevard Process Rolls On, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, February 21, 2022

Our Man in Arlington, Charlie Clark, Falls Church News Press, February 18, 2022 (discussion with community activists)

Pillaging of Arlington Middle Class Continues, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, February 17, 2022

County Must do More to Stem Tree Loss, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, February 16, 2022

Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States, Updated Mean Projections and Extreme Water Level Probabilities Along U.S. Coastlines, NOAA et al., February 2022

In Amazon's Shadow, Neighbors Dueling over Density, Teo Armus, Washington Post February 11, 2022

Our Man in Arlington, Charlie Clark, Falls Church News Press, February 11, 2022 (consideration of single-family construction)

Statewide Rezoning of Single Family Areas is a Terrible Idea, Christopher Kirk, Seattle Times, February 10, 2022

County Looks to Buy Pike Office Building for $7.6 Million, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, February 10, 2022

Steep Ridership Losses Will Force Changes to Metro Service After Pandemic, Transit Leaders Say, Justin George, Washington, Post, February 9, 2022

County Board Incumbent Makes Re-Election Bid Official, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, February 3, 2022

Intense Winter Weather Leaves County Crews Flooded with Water Main Breaks, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, February 1, 2022

Far Bluer Than Ever, Northern Virginia Confronts Its Shrunken Influence in a Split General Assembly, Teo Armus, The Washigton Post, January 30, 2022

In Clarendon, Silver Diner Project Crystallizes as Sector PlanRevsions Enter Home Stretch, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, January 28, 2022

Arlington Board Iffy on Fast-Tracking Upzoning Measures, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, January 27, 2022

Labor Shortages and Remote Work Likely to Continue Economic Forecasters Say, James Jarvis, Sun Gazette, January 26, 2022

Legislature Should Reject Plan to End Single-Family Zoning, Seattle Times, January 25, 2022

Neighbors Ask County to Reconsider Dense Residential Development Planned for Pentagon City, Jo DeVoe, ARLNow, January 11, 2022

Ask Eli:  2021 Real Estate Market Review, Single Family, Eli Tucker, ARLNow, January 10, 2022

2021 Board Chair Looks Back at Wild Year at the Helm, Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette, January 4, 2022