In 2013 VOICE organized a 250-person “One Reston Walk” raising the importance of perserving affordable housing and specifically raising concerns about the redevelopment of Crescent Apartments, a heavily immigrant market-rate affordable building. In the end, VOICE leaders and Crescent Apartments tenants got Board of Supervisors Chairperson Bulova and Supervisor Hudgins to support tenants with their goal of returning to the redeveloped complex.
Read about Nosa Zeinalabdin & Atif Kambal (pictured) and other familes that will stay in affordable housing in Fairfax County due to our organizing in our booklet Blessings for So Many - Crescent Apartments Stories.
Crescent Apartments Organizing Media Coverage:
- County Hosts Hearing on Crescent Apartments Redevelopment, 08/07/2013, Reston Connection
- Community shows support for redeveloping Reston apartments, 07/31/...