Archive for September, 2013

Cooperative Housing Thrives in DC

September 19, 2013 • Comments Off on Cooperative Housing Thrives in DC

DC has a rich history of housing cooperatives, in which each resident owns a share of the entire property, not just their unit. While relatively unknown, there are at least 120 co-ops in DC, many of which are a great source of stable, affordable housing. In a cooperative, each resident owns a share in the corporation that owns […]

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Will DC’s future include the poor?

September 16, 2013 • Comments Off on Will DC’s future include the poor?

Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine asks the question, “What kind of city does DC want to be?” Unfortunately, it doesn’t get at a core issue that is determining what kind of city the District is: the question of who is able to live and flourish there. Through a series of articles, the magazine considers the issues surrounding how […]

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