Posts Tagged ‘New Communities’

Withering Heights

D.C.'s commitment to mixed-income development runs aground at the Lincoln Heights New Communities project.

Stalled New Communities Project Takes a Step Forward

The next phase of Lincoln Heights won't include market-rate housing.

Own Goal: The D.C. United Stadium Faces a Skeptical D.C. Council

The Council thinks the mayor's office is "thumbing the nose at the legislative branch" on the stadium deal.

Long-Stalled Park Morton Gets a New Nudge Toward Redevelopment

The last developer failed to deliver. Today, the Housing Authority announced its latest attempt at an overhaul of the troubled complex.

Developer Pitches a Private Version of New Communities in Brentwood

The city has stumbled in overhauling aging low-income housing complexes. Can a developer succeed?

At Long Last, a New Community in NoMa

Six years after the Temple Courts public housing complex was demolished, a new building opens to replace some of its units.

Report: D.C. Should Redevelop Public Housing Without Replacing Units First

What's the matter with the New Communities program? A lot, according to a report commissioned by the city.

As Park Morton Residents Meet Developers, Frustration but No Fire

Four development groups discussed their backgrounds with a sleepy crowd.

Why Is Overhauling the Park Morton Public Housing Complex So Difficult?

Last week, I met Adrianne Todman for an activity she wouldn’t have advised 10 or 15 years ago: a walk around the Park Morton public-housing complex in the Park View neighborhood, just off Georgia Avenue NW.
“Park was a tough, tough site,” recalls Todman, the executive director of the D.C. Housing Authority. “I would not have [...]

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, [...]