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Storage Village Self Storage in Chantilly, VA, Wraps Up Annual Room for Dinner Campaign

by Holly Robinson November 21, 2012 3:00 PM
Storage Village Self Storage Chantilly is wrapping up their 3rd annual Room for Dinner campaign. For each storage room rented between November 1 through November 15, Storage Village donated a Thanksgiving dinner to Western Fairfax Christian Ministries. All totaled, they donated 86 dinners, which will be distributed to community members in need. [More]

Rental Housing, Too, Becomes Less Affordable -- Americans Continue to Downsize and Use More Storage

by Tony Gonzalez September 28, 2010 11:36 PM
Like homebuyers, many renters are having to downsize, putting more things in storage to make it possible to live in a smaller space, as housing prices become less affordable. Putting some things in storage makes downsizing a little bit easier by increasing the amount of space in a home available for use and decreasing the percentage of home space that is used for storage. While some renters use storage permanently as a way of decreasing the amount of living space that they need to pay for every month, others use it temporarily, while they transition to another home or to hold items that they are selling on eBay or Craig’s List. [More]