CityPartners and the DC Superior Court continue to wrestle over the question of housing repairs for a property in Congress Heights.
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Plans for a new 150-unit apartment building in Ward 2 ignited frustration among members of the Dupont East Civic Action Association – a group that opposes the project.
One Connecticut Avenue apartment building has become a focal point for criticism of the District’s subsidized housing programs in recent months.
On May 28, the FY2020 Budget Support Act passed its second and final vote in the D.C. Council. Funds were added for the District’s only public hospital, the mayor’s Housing Preservation Fund, much-needed public housing repairs, and more.
Health clinics in D.C. may now prescribe produce to patients with chronic conditions in order to issue assistance to afford healthy food that will mitigate those conditions.
Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau proposed an amendment would include those properties under a law that adds affordable housing set-aside requirements to the sale of government land.
DC Mayor Muriel Bowser solicits community input though multiple summer meetings for the plan to build 12,000 new affordable housing units in DC by 2025.
Many individuals lodge complaints against the Virginia Williams Family Resource Clinic during a recent oversight committee hearing.
On May 8, advocacy groups held a mock council session outside of the Wilson Building to call for investments in housing, street outreach, and public housing repairs to be included in the 2020 DC budget.
Geoffrey Griffis says it’s cheaper to replace Congress Heights properties than repair them. Attorney General Karl Racine says replacement has been the developer’s goal for years and low-income tenants have suffered.
A group of displaced public housing residents have nominated their community for landmark status to preserve and honor its long history as it undergoes controversial redevelopment.
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Residents and advocacy groups brought attention to a lack of affordable housing options and delays in repairs to public housing at a DC Council hearing.
IjahQueen Is Peniel is losing her housing voucher following three years of poor living conditions and struggling to pay rent. She believes a paperwork error led her to fall behind on her rent and not have her lease renewed. Now she must try and find new housing without the subsidy from the state.
Photos and coverage from the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 13th, 2019.
ICH meets to discuss the progress made by Homeward D.C. and the shortcomings to be addressed in Homeward D.C. 2.0.
The notification service is run entirely by volunteers.
DowntownDC BID and community representatives met to discuss the impacts of Franklin Park’s closure, and how to meet the needs of the general public as well as the homeless.
The landlord declined to comment on the matter.