Keeping Housing Issues "Out There"

How Stretched Is Our Safety Net?

00SafetyNet flyer_thumbOn September 2014, AHS cosponsored with VOICE and the Arlington Interfaith Coalition a look at the status of Arlington's "safety net." Presentations covered housing, the Arlington Free Clinic, and the Arlington Food Assistance Center.




 Committee of 100

Three panelists helped provide perspective on housing affordability in Arlington at the Committee of 100's December 2014 meeting. You can view the video on YouTube, courtesy of Arlington Independent Media. (Start times for each segment are in parentheses.)

  • Russell Danao-Schroeder, Senior Analyst, Arlington CPHD, on the Affordable Housing Study: Without housing affordable at all levels of income, we lose our diversity.
  • Mary Rouleau, Executive Director, AHS, on who's struggling to live in Arlington (10:34)
  • Andrew McIntyre, Senior VP for Development and Construction, Penzance Company: Urbanization is going to be [Arlington's] economic engine moving forward. (19:19)
  • Q&A (27:00)