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Preservation Strategy Advisory Council

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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Small Business Policy Project Launches

May 8, 2015

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., the Small Business Policy Project (SBPP) launched, a new customized web-based lending platform developed by Biz2Credit. The lending platform will expand the capacity of local Community Financial Development Institutions (CDFIs), whose mission is to expand access to typically underserved communities by providing credit, capital and financial services. The launch of is […]

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Mayor Bowser’s Proposed FY16 Budget Released

April 2, 2015

We are pleased to report that Mayor Bowser has released a budget that made investments across the Continuum of Housing and invests in economic opportunity for District residents. Despite the challenge of making up a $190 million shortfall in the budget, the Mayor’s budget will help end chronic homelessness, provide families with stable housing, build new affordable […]

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Housing CAN ends current campaign

February 19, 2015

After several years of promoting the importance of housing affordability for the continued growth and prosperity of the Washington region, the communications campaign Housing CAN is ending its current campaign and moving to the next phase in its lifecycle. It was initiated in September 2012 by founding members CNHED, HAND and NVAHA. Through the campaign, these organizations and many […]

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CNHED elects new board president, vice-president and welcomes two new directors

February 4, 2015

CNHED’s Board of Directors has elected Susanne Slater, President & CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C., as our new Board President. Susanne had been serving as Vice-President of the CNHED Board and as co-chair of the Green Working Group for Sustainable Communities. She succeeds CNHED’s previous Board President Polly Donaldson, who was selected […]

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Small Business Policy Project showcases progress

November 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – The Small Business Policy Project held its Fall Convening on November 19 to discuss the progress made so far on implementing the Project’s recommendations for improving the environment for small and micro businesses in DC. The event brought together more than 100 people – representing small business owners, technical assistance providers, business association leaders, […]

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DC Council Passes Housing Production Trust Fund Baseline Funding Act

November 24, 2014

Washington, D.C. – On November 17, the DC Council voted unanimously to support at least $100 million in appropriations for the Housing Production Trust Fund annually. Bill 20-708, the Housing Production Trust Fund Baseline Funding Amendment Act of 2014, was introduced by Councilmember (now Mayor-elect) Bowser in recognition of this critical tool for producing and […]

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New CNHED Executive Director Steve Glaude Takes the Helm

October 28, 2014

Washington, D.C. – Stephen Glaude began his tenure as Executive Director of the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development on Monday, October 27. The appointment follows a comprehensive executive search process that began in January when Mr. Pohlman announced his plans for retirement. “Steve brings a powerful mix of enthusiasm for and tremendous experience in […]

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Organizations asked to support the Housing Production Trust Fund

September 17, 2014

Councilmember Bowser has introduced B20-0708: Housing Production Trust Fund Baseline Act of 2014 that would require the fund receive at least $100 million every year. The bill will be voted on this fall. Please sign on to an open letter that will run in the Washington City Paper before the final vote on the Housing Production Trust Fund […]

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