It is not a perfect project and not everyone got what they wanted. But it
will be a vast improvement over what is there now, and it includes some much-needed affordable housing.
...And indeed, an overflow crowd of City residents packed Council chambers to speak during last week’s public hearing before the Council took action. More than 70 belonged to VOICE (Virginians Organized for Interfaith Community Engagement), a coalition of faith organizations and nonprofits.