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The movement to convert church properties to social housing has become a "major trend". Image: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Carey L. Biron

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Arlington Presbyterian Church elder Susan Etherton points to the church’s future site as construction proceeds 19 March 2018 on a new affordable housing development in Arlington, Virginia. Image: Susan Etherton

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Green space behind the Arlington Presbyterian Church redevelopment in Arlington, Virginia, USA is seen in September 2018. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Carey L. Biron

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