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CNHED announces training partnership with DCRA on business permitting and licensing for nonprofit organizations

October 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017 Washington, D.C. – The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) announced a partnership with the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) to help equip nonprofit developers to efficiently obtain permits and licensing for affordable housing and commercial development projects. Nonprofits have historically sought assistance in […]

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Council Votes on FY18 Budget

June 1, 2017

Thank you for your hard work. On Tuesday, May 30, the DC Council had its first vote on the FY 2018 budget. The budgets proposed by both the Mayor and DC Council maintained, because of your efforts, some key investments in affordable housing and community economic development that are instrumental to the health of the […]

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Community Development Week 2016

October 17, 2016

CNHED is honored to have inaugurated Community Development Week, October 10 -14, 2016 highlighting the activities and impact of our member organizations in creating a District of Columbia in which all residents can thrive. The week’s activities illuminated the community development field’s role in creating and preserving affordable housing; assisting the creation, health and expansion […]

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CNHED Releases Policy Brief: Ending Homelessness Through The Continuum Of Housing

October 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) today released a new policy brief, providing analysis and recommendations on Ending Homelessness through the Continuum of Housing.   The District of Columbia, though its Interagency Council on Homelessness’ Homeward DC plan, has committed to making homelessness […]

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DCSmallBizHelp Launched

December 4, 2015

On Friday, December 4, 2015, the Small Business Policy Project (SBPP) launched DCSmallBizHelp, featuring a network of fifteen local organizations that provide an expansive array of assistance for small businesses in the District of Columbia.  Read more. Washington, D.C. – On Friday, December 4, 2015, the Small Business Policy Project (SBPP) launched DCSmallBizHelp [], featuring […]

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Universal Paid Family Leave & $15 Minimum Wage:

November 17, 2015

Details, Timeline & Possible Impacts Join CNHED for our November monthly meeting on Thursday, November 19  an interactive discussion on: DC’s Universal Paid Leave legislation — presented by At-Large DC Councilmember Elissa Silverman.    * Councilmember Silverman and Councilmember Grosso led five other councilmembers in introducing the DC Paid Family Leave legislation $15 minimum wage ballot initiative – […]

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National Call-In days to Raise the Caps

September 15, 2015

Lifted from our friends at NACEDA: What: Call your representatives in the U.S. House and Senate When: TODAY, Sept 15 and tomorrow, Sept 16, 9 am–5 pm Unified message: Raise the spending caps. Fully fund affordable housing and community development programs. Background: Congress is on a collision course with the federal budget unless they lift Sequester spending caps. Members of Congress returned to DC this week […]

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CNHED speaks out for bipartisan budget deal to end sequestration

September 14, 2015

On Thursday, September 10, 2015, CNHED’s Stephen Glaude gave remarks at a press conference and rally sponsored by NDD United, with Reps. Chris Van Hollen (MD-08), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), and Barbara Lee (CA-13), and others calling for Congress to raise the spending caps and end sequestration through a bipartisan budget deal before the October 1 […]

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Preservation Strategy Advisory Council named

July 20, 2015

Preservation Strategy Advisory Council named as pressures mount to save housing affordable to District residents Washington, D.C. – NeighborhoodInfo DC and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) are pleased to announce the formation of a new Preservation Strategy Advisory Council charged with advising and overseeing a plan to preserve the affordability of […]

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Huge Wins for Affordable Housing & Small Business in DC FY16 Budget!

May 27, 2015

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) applauds our District of Columbia leaders for their tremendous work in ensuring that the FY16 budget includes major investments across the continuum of housing and in creating economic opportunity for District residents. The budget that the Council unanimously passed Wednesday, May 27, 2015 would not have […]

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