As expected, the Arlington County Board tonight voted 5-0 to move forward with the Missing Middle Housing Plan. From the beginning, the Board’s goals have been unclear and shifting; the process has been lacking in transparency and common sense. Tonight the board passed a blanket upzoning, with the most benefit going to developers and high income residents. Unfortunately, this plan and this process has left our community confused, frustrated, and exhausted. Trust and transparency have suffered. And, we are no closer to a thoughtful, well-planned, and common sense housing plan. As a...
“Missing Middle” Statement: Slow Down, Get Housing Right
On March 18th, I joined with other community members in giving testimony about the "Missing Middle" ordinance changes. I wanted to share my public testimony with you on how I would approach housing issues. Arlington needs to slow down and get housing right.
Election Day: Ranked Choice Voting Debuts!
Mark your calendar for the Democratic Primary! Vote for Susan Cunningham as your 1st choice in the Democratic Primary on Election Day, as Arlington County rolls out ranked choice voting. Read more about why the county switched to ranked choice voting for this year’s County Board election.
Susan Cunningham Announces Bid for Arlington County Board
Susan Cunningham launched her bid for the Democratic nomination, saying she would provide common-sense leadership. She also attacked the county government's Missing Middle housing proposal as ill-conceived and not fleshed out.