Posts Tagged ‘comprehensive strategy task force’

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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Housing Task Force moves towards goal setting

November 15, 2012 • No Comments »

As the Comprehensive housing Strategy Task Force moves towards a conclusion, Task Force members and the public are beginning to focus on measurable solutions to affordable housing need. Task Force members met Wednesday morning and laid out a timeline for having recommendations ready for Mayor Gray by mid-January. This includes a meeting discuss the Vision […]

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Last Chance to Speak Out at the Housing Task Force November 14!

November 7, 2012 • No Comments »

The Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force has announced details for their second public hearing. This is a chance for you to tell decision-makers your vision for affordable housing. You can come out to testify or just to show your support for affordable housing. The hearing will be held: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:00 – 7:00 PM* THEARC Theater […]

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Housing Task Force hearing packs room with four hours of passionate testimony

October 23, 2012 • 2 Comments »

At 9:28 pm  last night, Tom Gregory began his testimony by announcing that it was 28 minutes into the presidential debates. That also meant that the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force was 28 minutes beyond the 3 hour window of public comment they had set. For nearly 4 hours, the Task Force took testimony from […]

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Get ready for the Housing Task Force!

October 15, 2012 • No Comments »

  Next Monday will be the first of two public hearings of the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force. Created in February by Mayor Gray, this Task Force is responsible for creating a District-wide housing strategy. The Task Force has met through the spring and summer as a whole committee and through working groups such as: […]

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Report finds DC Affordable Housing still has a long way to go

August 3, 2011 • No Comments »

Last week, Brookings Institution released a report titled, “Affordable Housing in the District—Where Are We Now?” This report looks at how well the city is meeting the recommendations made by the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force 2006.  You can find an overview by Brookings’ Benjamin Orr on the District Dime or read more at the […]

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