Archive for March, 2013

Housing For All Win! Mayor Gray announces $100 million in DC budget

March 28, 2013 • Comments Off on Housing For All Win! Mayor Gray announces $100 million in DC budget

Today Mayor Gray released his proposed DC budget, including $100 million in additional money for affordable housing! We applaud Mayor Gray for following through on the commitment he made at the State of the District Address this winter.  His plan makes strong  investments in the production and preservation of affordable housing.  (See a full description […]

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D.C. affordable housing plan proposed by Gray’s task force

March 13, 2013 • Comments Off on D.C. affordable housing plan proposed by Gray’s task force

To address a pressing need for affordable housing in the city, the District government needs to commit more tax dollars and create new investment vehicles while streamlining incentive and permitting processes, a mayoral task force has concluded. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) appointed the task force more than a year ago, weeks after the 1,800 attendees of […]

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Task Force sets 10,000 unit goal

March 13, 2013 • Comments Off on Task Force sets 10,000 unit goal

On Tuesday,  Mayor Gray announced the recommendations of the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force in a report titled Bridges to Opportunity. For the last two years, the Housing For All Campaign has called for the District government to provide more housing that District residents can afford. We were happy to see that the first two […]

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How Should Mayor Gray Spend $100 Million?

March 8, 2013 • Comments Off on How Should Mayor Gray Spend $100 Million?

On February 5, 2013, Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced the dedication of $100 million for affordable housing and a goal of creating and preserving 10,000 units. How should Mayor Gray spend that money? Invest it in the Housing Production Trust Fund. The Trust fund has regulations that make sure it goes to the types of […]

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Check it out! Housing For All Rally Video

March 8, 2013 • Comments Off on Check it out! Housing For All Rally Video

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If You Build It They Will Come

March 5, 2013 • No Comments »

Below you will find the final winning entry for the Housing For All writing contest. The short essay by Marcia Cole outlines her vision for housing in DC “as quality housing …where people of different races, ages, educational backgrounds and income levels can coexist and benefit from each other”.   If You Build It They […]

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