Virginia True Sell the Church building to make space for Affordable housing

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Parish in Arlington, Virginia, decided to sell their Church building and the reasons for non-profit organizations that use land for construction of affordable housing.

The Arlington Presbyterian Church, began looking for opportunities, new missions, and communicate with your district in 2012, reports The Washington Post. Members of the Church in this mission we ask for your city’s Columbia Pike to learn that their citizens are concerned about the most.

They listened to the same concern – again and again – luxury housing, by working class residents to leave their homes. It was a growing trend that the Church began, the members had to worry

“[My wife and I) really tell the love in our society, their diversity, their transit transport, history and people,” miles Townes, a member of the Church, said at the meeting of the community, ARLnow. “We are concerned about some of our neighbours are not able to live in our ward, and we can clearly see that the need for affordable housing increases in the future.”

So, the age of a former municipality decided to sell the Church website under market value Arlington partnership for Affordable housing, without the acquisition, it will build 173 affordable housing. Plans for the Church to rent a room on the first floor of the building.

However, Reverend Sharon Cole told the newspaper that the decision was easy.

“People who married here, baptized his children here and found the memorial services for your loved ones,” he said. “We had heavy, serious discussions, and it’s not something that made him seriously. But we know that our heart of hearts that the Church is not the building. It is our faith and our people.”

Kern added that some members left the Church during the decision, in particular, taxation in the municipality, as the population decline.

The Church expects the traffic coming on their own existence and react to the mounting crisis apartment.

New apartments will be named Gilliam in the round, in the Church, the first African-American member, he established a program for donations of clothing in the 1960-ies.