Posts Tagged ‘d.c. housing authority’

Housing Authority Taps Development Team for NoMa Headquarters Overhaul

One of the last unspoken-for parcels in NoMa is now spoken for.

City Proposes Affordable Housing for Former Hebrew Home

Ninety percent of the contentious project could go toward affordable housing.

Marijuana Decriminalization Puts Housing Authority in a Bind

Last fall, the D.C. Housing Authority's board of directors voted to approve a change to the agency's rules, with the aim of making things simpler for the Housing Authority when confronting troublesome tenants. But as of today, things just got a lot more complicated.
The rule change gave the Housing Authority, which administers public housing and [...]

Housing Authority: Complaints of Deplorable Living Conditions Were Fabricated

The Park Morton public housing complex in Park View is not in great shape. It's slated for redevelopment into a mixed-income community under the New Communities Initiative, and so the D.C. Housing Authority isn't filling vacated units, meaning there are nearly two dozen with boarded-up windows. Crime isn't nearly as bad as it was 20 [...]

City Looks to Restart Park Morton Redevelopment

Two months after terminating its arrangement with the development team it had selected to turn the aging Park Morton public housing complex into a mixed-income neighborhood, the city is seeking a new developer to complete the project.
This week, the D.C. Housing Authority released a request for proposals for a new developer to overhaul the complex, [...]

Mixed-Income Apartment Building on the Way at 7th and L SE

The redevelopment of the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing complex in the Capitol Riverfront, stalled past its expected 2013 completion date by the recession and the sheer scale of the project, now appears to have new momentum, with the D.C. Housing Authority having secured financing for a 195-unit building on the site.
The news, first reported by [...]

Housing Authority Proposes Separating Affordable and Market Housing in Capitol Riverfront

By most accounts, the development of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood has been a resounding success: The once-struggling area around the Navy Yard now features lovely parks, major employers like the U.S. Department of Transportation, buzzy restaurants and bars, and a mix of attractive townhouses and shiny apartment buildings. But in one category, it's lagged behind. [...]

The Incredible Shrinking Housing Authority Funding

Times are getting leaner for the D.C. Housing Authority.
Late last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced its annual Capital Fund grants to around 3,100 public housing agencies across the country to pay for the development and maintenance of public housing. D.C.'s share, HUD reported, would be $13,677,447.
That figure represents a slight [...]

Housing Authority Seeks Grant to Plan Redevelopment of Southwest’s Greenleaf

Tonight is Barry Farm take two: Three weeks after an attempted D.C. Housing Authority meeting with residents of the Ward 8 public housing complex about possible plans for its redevelopment was called off amid incessant protests, the Housing Authority is taking another stab at it. This time, the meeting is residents-only—an effort to keep out [...]

More Fireworks Ahead of Next Barry Farm Meeting

Two weeks ago, the D.C. Housing Authority attempted to hold a meeting to allow would-be redevelopers of the Barry Farm public housing complex near Anacostia to present their proposals to residents. No such luck. Just as the first developer began speaking, a group of protesters led by the group Empower DC shouted him down with [...]