Posts Tagged ‘DC Housing Authority’

Greenleaf Redevelopment Could Be Delayed as D.C. Misses Cut on Planning Grant

In May, the D.C. Housing Authority applied for a federal planning grant to begin the process of redeveloping the Greenleaf public housing complex that occupies four blocks near the Waterfront Metro station. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the nine winners of the 2013 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants—and D.C. wasn't among [...]

Nine Teams Interested in Redeveloping Housing Authority Headquarters

Nine development teams have responded to the D.C. Housing Authority for solicitations to overhaul the agency's North Capitol Street headquarters.
The Housing Authority released a request for qualifications on Aug. 5, seeking developers to convert the outdated building into a mixed-use facility. It will include at least 80,000 square feet of office space for the Housing [...]

In a Shutdown, Housing Authority Will Remain Operational…for 30 Days

The shutdown clock is at T-minus eight hours, and counting. The District plans to continue paying for its operations out of its contingency fund, and Congress seems inclined to let it. But what of D.C. functions whose funding source is the federal government itself—say, the D.C. Housing Authority?
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, [...]

Housing Authority Redevelopment to Include Residential Component, Satellite Office

Earlier today, I reported that the D.C. Housing Authority was looking to redevelop its obsolete NoMa headquarters. Now I've obtained the developer solicitation released today by the Housing Authority, so I can provide more details.
The request for qualifications seeks responses from developers by Sept. 19. It calls for a mixed-use development on the site at [...]

Housing Authority Looks to Redevelop Headquarters

The D.C. Housing Authority is seeking developers interested in turning its headquarters on North Capitol Street into a mixed-use development with commercial, retail, and residential uses.
The Housing Authority issued a request for qualifications today from "experienced developers with the capacity and broad experience in mixed-use development that includes commercial (including government facilities with public intake), [...]

Housing Authority Defends Selection of Barry Farm Developers

When I reported earlier this week on the D.C. Housing Authority's selection of a development team for the overhaul of the Barry Farm public housing complex near Anacostia, several readers wrote in to question the choice of one member of the team, Baltimore-based A&R Development. One reader pointed me to a Washington City Paper story from a [...]

Developers Chosen for Barry Farm

The D.C. Housing Authority selected a team today to redevelop Barry Farm, the public housing complex near Anacostia that's set to become a mixed-income community. The chosen team consists of nonprofit developer Preservation of Affordable Housing and Baltimore-based A&R Development, Jonathan O'Connell reports.
The developers have their work cut out for them. A community meeting last month [...]

D.C. Housing Authority Director Takes New York City Job

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has just announced he's grabbing one of the Washington's own, Michael Kelly, to head up public housing in New York City.
In mid September, Kelly announced he was leaving his post as executive director of the D.C. Housing Authority, a job which he'd held since 2000.
In Washington, he oversaw 8,000 [...]

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