Posts Tagged ‘Public Housing’

Neighborhood Watch: Ward 8 Property, Fire Sale or Golden Opportunity?

The Issue: Is Ward 8 taking on more than its fair share of social housing? So Others Might Eat (SOME), a D.C. nonprofit group, bought a rundown residential property about a year ago on Mellon Street in southeast with the intention of turning the space into long-term housing for adults with special needs. The complex [...]

The Tragedy of H.R. Crawford Is the City’s Tragedy Too

In response to his paper's exhaustive auditing of H.R. Crawford's real-estate development, Post columnist Marc Fisher does a perfect job of describing what exactly is at issue with the famous developer. It's not the government money he's taken. It's the false hope he's given to poor residents whose property he wants to sell out from [...]