The Office of the D.C. Auditor reported that the Department of Housing and Community Development is mismanaging the costly Housing Production Trust Fund ahead of the release of Mayor Bowser’s 2018 budget, which she defended at a rally.
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Mayor Bowser and Obama administration officials spoke at the opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence, which provides housing to homeless veterans in D.C. and includes other affordable units for low-income tenants.
Panelists from D.C. working in law, government and outreach deliberate the UN’s declaration of the “universal human right to housing.”
A development battle rages over the McMillan Sand Filtration Site at North Capitol Street.
A Street Sense vendor reflects on the segregated nature of poverty and the manner in which homelessness has been and continues to be an issue affected by housing and racial divide.
On Sept. 22 at a community meeting at Bethesda Baptist Church in Northeast, two land developers and the non-profit agency Empower DC presented proposals to D.C.’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development about how to develop the historic and currently vacant Crummell School.
A Street Sense vendor revels in the importance of Obama’s presidency and the opening of the Museum of African American History and Culture.
The appeals court listened to concerns of displacement and disadvantage for the impoverished as a result of the rezoning of Barry Farm.
Residents fearing displacement are joining Community Land Trusts to maintain control over the price of their homes.
The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is seeking public input on its recently released Five-Year Consolidated Plan for neighborhood development. An open forum will… Read more »
Street Sense vendor and artist uses his creative writing style to articulate the difference between the non-profit organization and the real estate agency.
Street Sense vendor shares his concerns of safety and construction on the Metro.
Developments emerge regarding the closing of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library for renovations.
“It is my hope that Mayor Bowser embraces the council’s changes and works with us and the community to close D.C. General as quickly as possible,” wrote DC council member David Grosso.
The site of a new family shelter in Ward 5 will almost certainly be at 1700 Rhode Island Avenue N.E., the councilman who represents those… Read more »
This year’s annual Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture raised many points about gentrification and its effect on the availability of affordable housing.
In an exclusive interview, DHS Chief of Staff Jay Melder gives in-depth information about how certain budget resources will be allocated
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) unveils $13 billion relief bill to end homelessness.
D.C. Council reviews Mayor Muriel Bowser’s replacement plan for DC General family shelter for the first time.
On a warm, overcast morning last week, Councilmember LaRuby May and a long line of community members stood across the street from a vacant lot… Read more »