November Monthly Meeting 2017

The “G” Word: Legislation & Policies Addressing the Effects of Gentrification

On Tuesday, November 28 from Noon to 2:00 PM CNHED will host a panel of experts discussing upcoming and potential legislation, programs, and initiatives designed to combat the negative effects of gentrification and boost the ability of DC residents and business owners to thrive.

We’ll hear about and discuss anti-displacement efforts for small businesses on Georgia Ave.; balancing efforts to revitalize a business corridor and retain long-time small businesses; and legislation, including the following:

  • B22-0349 Small Business Rental Assistance Program Establishment Act of 2017 – aims to provide long-time, established small biz with grant capital if struggling with rising rents due to gentrification
  • B22-0033 Displacement Prevention Amendment Act of 2017- aims to increase the max. amount of tax credit that owners and renters can claim
  • B22-0034 Displacement Prevention Assistance Fund Establishment Amendment Act of 2017 – provide grants to nonprofit service providers to enhance their capacity to provide tenants and homeowners in designated economic development displacement risk zones with tenant advocacy services
DateTuesday, November 28
TimeNoon - 2:00 pm
NEW LocationMt. Vernon Place United Methodist Church (900 Massachusetts Ave. NW)
only 3 min walk from the Mt. Vernon Sq/ 7th St. Convention Center metro (GR/YW)

Thanks for joining us at the event! Here are two presentations that were shared:

More Resources on Gentrification and Displacement 

“Gentrification Explained” and “Pushed Out” are two short videos from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, Urban Displacement Project, and Great Communities Collaborative. The videos present in simple terms what gentrification is, how it may lead to displacement, and a range of strategies that public, private, and nonprofit sector stakeholders can use to foster more inclusive and equitable regional growth.
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