Posts Tagged ‘HUD’

Walter Reed Moves One Step Closer to Development

Don't expect to see cranes looming over Georgia Avenue anytime soon, but the city moved one step closer today to acquiring and redeveloping the sprawling Walter Reed site.
Although the city has already selected a team to develop the 67-acre site between 16th Street NW and Georgia Avenue into a mixed-use campus, Walter Reed doesn't actually [...]

On Affordable Housing, the Feds Pull Back Their Helping Hand

When it comes to housing, D.C. can't expect to be bankrolled by the federal government like it once was.
Last month, I reported that the funding from the federal government for the D.C. Housing Authority had declined sharply. The annual Capital Fund grant to the District is $13.7 million this year, down from $20 million each [...]

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 [...]

Meet the New Boss: DHCD Director John Hall

Mayor Vince Gray's pick to head the Department of Housing and Community Development has been on the job for four weeks, and already had to deal with a massive Washington Post series critical of both his former and current employers. And he's moving in to a new apartment tomorrow! As has become Housing Complex habit, [...]

The Post’s HUD Investigation: How Damning?

Over the weekend, The Washington Post published a long expose of the federal department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnership program, which has distributed $32 billion to state and local organizations since 1992 to build or refurbush affordable housing. According to the Post's analysis, $400 million of that has gone towards 700 projects [...]

Anacostia Gets $3 Million Shot in the Arm

While we're all mourning the loss of the TIGER II grants, which would have funded transit improvements from Bikeshare to Union Station, today brought something to celebrate in the world of federal largesse as well: A $3 million chunk of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Sustainable Communities funding, awarded to the District's Department [...]

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