A remarkable lifetime dedicated to service for the socially disadvantaged was lauded by officials in the City of Falls Church this week following news of the sudden passing of Bob Wilden, 73, last week.
It just may be remembered as a classic case of persistence, of a modern “Tortoise Versus the Hare” story.
The steep downturn in the global economy took its toll on the City of Falls Church’s affordable housing goals in the past year, delaying the efforts of the Falls Church Housing Corporation to submit an application for tax credits after hard-fought official approvals from City officials last winter.
Bob Wilden, described as a man with a giant heart who searched around the City of Falls Church to find the best ways to donate his financial resources and persuade others to do likewise, died in his sleep early today, May 6.
Falls Church, VA, — The Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) briefed the F.C. City Council tonight on its plans to file for Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) tax credits by the May 14 filing deadline with a scaled back plan to put 120 to 130 affordable housing units on downtown […]
The regional economy will slowly begin to recover later this year, and signs of a turn-around will become unmistakable by Labor Day 2010.
In the next few years, most of us are going to have to make many important decisions that will profoundly affect the rest of our lives. How soon these decisions come will depend on one’s individual circumstances.
3 F.C. Council Members Reply to Snyder Views Editor, In his recent remarks published on the Falls Church Times blog, our friend and colleague David Snyder fired a broadside at Mayor Gardner, Vice Mayor Lippman and the City Manager as being “ingrown and isolated” and “diverging more and more from […]
A record 5.4 million homeowners were either overdue on payments or in foreclosure at the end of last year.
Credit Squeeze Hits F.C. Affordable Housing Effort Reporting to the Falls Church City Council at its work session Tuesday, leaders of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC) said that the global economic downturn, and the U.S. banking and credit crisis, has stalled progress on obtaining financing for their City Center […]