Just as the name suggests, Park’s Edge is a housing community situated on a quiet road across from a wooded park in Charlottesville, Virginia. Apartments in the complex, comprised of 8 buildings and 12 units in each, are available primarily to lower-income residents at some of the lowest rents in the country.
Grandview Apartments is a multifamily housing community in Falls Church, Virginia, spanning across 19 buildings with 266 units. People who live here tend to stay. Grandview Apartments is also the most affordable housing in the area, thanks to the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, the largest affordable production and preservation program in the United States.
Meet Betty Arnez. She lives in Falls Church, Virginia, just miles outside of Washington, D.C. at the Grandview Apartments—a multifamily housing community made up of 19 buildings and 266 units.
With a definite and identified need for low income multifamily homes to undergo continued upgrades and weatherization fixes, more partnerships and greater funding would enable companies, workers, and social enterprises to provide the work required to ensure affordability and comfort to the people who need it the most.
Crystal Barbour, 39, has lived at Park’s Edge, a multi-building housing community, for 14 years. Energy efficiency and programs like LEAP support upgrades that can make a world of difference for families—especially low income families.