Arlington’s vPoint, the 116-unit mixed-income, mixed-use community was awarded the 2012 Virginia Best Housing Development Award at the Governor’s Housing Conference in Roanoke, Virginia, on Thursday, November 15, 2012.
This Class-A, LEED Gold Certified apartment community, located one-block from the Clarendon Metro station, contains 70 affordable apartment homes, 46 market-rate units and 120 underground parking spaces. The affordable units house individuals and families with incomes up to $35,000 to $50,000 per year and include a mix of efficiencies, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. Six affordable units are 100 percent accessible for persons with disabilities or special needs. This project’s success is evidenced by the nine-year journey to overcome neighborhood resistance and financial challenges to see affordable housing brought to a high-cost community in need of housing for all incomes.