On March 9, 2016, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution advocates are calling the “Right to Return.” The resolution… Read more »
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The New Communities Initiative (NCI), based in the mayor’s office, oversees conversion of deteriorating public housing sites into mixed-income developments. It was created during the administration… Read more »
Black culture in the District of Columbia has faced issues such as police violence, displacement and high unemployment for years. This January, the United Nations… Read more »
D.C. Housing Authority gave Maryland-based nonprofit A Wider Circle two vacant dwellings in the Barry Farm public housing complex to open a service center for the community.
We all know the name and probably some of the long ongoing saga of Barry Farms and many other “Black designated,” neighborhoods, projects and buildings…. Read more »
On Sunday, February 22, District residents from every ward — many from Ward 8 — crammed into a hot meeting room in the basement of… Read more »
Barry Farm is slated for redevelopment, but two women fear that they, their families and their neighbors will not be around to enjoy the new and improved community.
Reporting on an innovative way to design public parks being used in Southeast DC.