Posts Tagged ‘john hall’

Gray Snags Old Name For New Housing Chief

Seems like an odd time to be reinventing your mayoralty, with rumors about federal investigations hanging low over the Wilson Building. But today, Mayor Vince Gray has some good news: He's lured Michael Kelly, who served nine years as director of the D.C. Housing Authority before being tapped by its equivalent in New York City, [...]

Vince Gray Has a Jobs Strategy. Does He Have One for Housing?

Last night, Mayor Vince Gray gave a 5,700 word speech on the state of the District, laying out his priorities on public safety, sustainability, education, and fostering new and existing industries other than the federal government (especially tech). All great things!
But for someone who covers real estate, something was obviously missing: Housing. Creating more of it, [...]

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, [...]