In a fundament shift away from what has been defined as the ideal of suburban neighborhoods since the post-WWII era of the 1950s, Arlington County—a county that is also the city, across the Potomac River from DC—has become one of the first locations on the East Coast to eliminate single-family-only zoning.

The Arlington County Board voted unanimously in a 5-0 vote to adopt the controversial zoning change, which had been debate heatedly for several months in Arlington, a tech hub with a median income of about $71K and a median home price of about $739K as of February.

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