Finding an affordable home: HQ2 project makes a persistent problem a hot topic – Virginia Business – February 26, 2019

Amazon’s HQ2 has brought additional attention to the need for affordable housing to a community already aware of the growing issue.  CEO Nina Janopaul, APAH resident Yvonne Aiken and others commented on the mounting importance of affordable housing in Arlington as Amazon potentially adds to already increasing rents.

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“The scarcity of affordable housing is not a new issue in Virginia, but it’s become a hot topic since Amazon announced plans to locate half of its second headquarters, known as HQ2, in Arlington and Alexandria. The move will bring $2.5 billion in investment to the area and 25,000 jobs over 12 years paying annual salaries averaging $150,000.