Posts Tagged ‘dchfa’

Ousted Housing Finance Director Sues D.C. Over Credit Card Rules

High-living former District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency boss Harry Sewell is back. After getting the boot last November following LL's stories about how he used his agency credit card at a luxury shoe store and Miami nightclubs, Sewell filed a lawsuit Friday against his old agency for firing him over more than 600 charges.
In his breach [...]

Morning Links

Vince Gray signs bill creating driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. [WAMU, Post, Times]
Post ed board: Gray's canning of insurance head is "chilling" for District employees. [Post]
Big-spending Housing Finance head put on leave. [WBJ, LL]
Labor group wants a minimum wage ballot initiative. [LL]
Gray officiating at gay wedding this afternoon. [Schedule]
ANC changes its mind on Glover Park traffic. [WAMU]
Height limit compromise [...]

Housing Finance Boss Put on Administrative Leave, Hires Michael Vick’s Attorney

Free-spending D.C. Housing Finance Authority executive director Harry Sewell might have finally lost access to his agency credit card. Sewell has been placed on administrative leave, according to a spokesman for his agency.
Sewell's leave, first reported earlier today by the Washington Business Journal, comes after LL reported on his cavalier attitude toward his agency credit card. He racked up [...]