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DC Organizations Support $100 Million for the Trust Fund

March 26, 2014

This week we delivered a letter to Mayor Gray signed by 60 organizations that support committing $100 million to the Housing Production Trust Fund this year, and every year. See the letter and the organizations that support the Housing Production Trust Fund below.  Dear Mayor Gray, The undersigned organizations urge your support of the Housing […]

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Register for Green Retrofits of Multifamily Affordable Housing

February 6, 2014

March 27, 2014 – March 27, 2014 Fellowship Hall Map and Directions | Register

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Housing For All in action: Housing Production Trust Fund legislation gets big boost

January 31, 2014

On Thursday, January 23, 2014, DC Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced the Housing Production Trust Fund Supplemental Funding Act of 2014. Co-introducing the legislation were Councilmembers Muriel Bowser and Jack Evans, joined by co-sponsors Councilmembers Anita Bonds, Mary Cheh, Jim Graham, Vincent Orange and Tommy Wells. Read CNHED’s press release. UPDATE: On Friday, January 31, 2014 Mayor Gray, […]

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2014 Election Events Calendar

January 13, 2014

A dynamic calendar of DC Election Events. Please add events using the form below the calendar, share it with your colleagues, folks working on a campaign, etc.  The focus has been Mayoral forums/debates, but we are open to Council races as well!

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CNHED in the New York Times

December 11, 2013

Elizabeth Falcon, Housing For All Campaign Organizer,  is quoted in the NY Times article on Dec. 9, 2013 “With Rental Demand Soaring, Poor Are Feeling Squeezed.”  Our friends from LEDC, DCFPI, and others are also quoted.

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Bob Pohlman testifies on behalf of CBE Legislation

October 29, 2013

CNHED Executive Director Pohlman testified on Oct. 23 in support of legislation that will ensure that Certified Business Enterprises (CBEs) are able to gain their fair share of contracting and procurement opportunities in District assisted projects while at the same time enabling nonprofit developer to earn their fair share of the developer fee.

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Budget Support Act Passes with Additional Funding for Housing

June 27, 2013

On June 26, the Council added $3 million more for affordable housing in the Budget Support Act (BSA) and committed potential future funding towards the plan to end homelessness. READ MORE ABOUT IT!

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Big Wins in DC Budget Vote!

May 22, 2013

After a year of strong advocacy by CNHED and Housing For All members, the DC Council voted today to dedicate millions of dollars in additional funding for affordable housing programs in the District’s FY 2014 budget. Read more.

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Bob Pohlman testifies at HUD Congressional briefing

May 15, 2013

Bob Pohlman testified today on housing affordability at the HUD National Capitol Area office’s Congressional Briefing with DC metro area Senate and Congressional staff.

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Take Action! Email DC Council RE FY 14 Budget

May 7, 2013

Urge DC Council to pass a budget that makes housing affordable for District residents and their diverse housing needs.  Our goal is 1,000 emails sent this week! Send an email to all Councilmembers with one click.  

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