Posts Tagged ‘Housing’

District Line Daily: Housing Prey

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A Washington Post investigation found that the D.C. government has auctioned off tax liens for decades, resulting [...]

Today in D.C. History: Williams Jeered in Columbia Heights Over Housing Plan

On April 19, 2000, then-Mayor Anthony Williams was jeered by a crowd of tenant activists due to the eviction of low-income families from Columbia Heights.

Williams had ordered a crackdown on "substandard housing" in the Columbia Heights area, saying it was targeted against "irresponsible landlords." However, the policy resulted in a large number of shuttered apartment [...]

October: The Month In Photos

District Limerick: X2 vs. Smart Car

The shuttle on H is in flux
Once gone, but now back with big bucks
With choices galore
Want maximum gore?
Then ride the X2 with us schmucks
If bus shootings make you distraught
Consider a ludicrous thought:
This condo is far
But comes with a car
Stop renting! It's time that you bought

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