Posts Tagged ‘DC Budget 2012’

What yesterday's hearing means for housing funding

June 30, 2011 • No Comments »

Yesterday, the Mayor’s staff presented to the Council his plan to spend unexpected revenue from FY11 and FY12 to pay for funding priorities the Council passed a few weeks ago. With $115 million going to the items at the top of the list, restorations to housing programs will begin if any more than $3.2 million […]

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Update on the DC FY12 Budget

June 15, 2011 • No Comments »

For the last three months, we have worked to make sure that programs that ensure Housing For All and Neighborhood Economic Development were funded in DC’s FY12 budget. Funding for Small Business Technical Assistance and homeless services was committed in the first budget vote on May 25; but funding for other items, such as the […]

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One more week of advocacy to fund the fund

June 8, 2011 • No Comments »

Thanks to your hard work, we won major restorations to the Continuum of Housing in this year’s budget. May 25th was a big vote, but there’s one more big vote ahead on June 14th before DC’s budget gets sent to the Mayor and Congress-and we need your voice and energy to advocate for the budget […]

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Your Voices Were Heard – Continuum of Housing Programs Preserved!

May 26, 2011 • No Comments »

The DC Council approved a much more progressive FY 2012 budget on May 25 than expected, as they took action to restore more than $40 million in homeless services and affordable housing program cuts that support the continuum of housing – from homeless shelter through homeownership.  Here are the housing programs that were funded: From […]

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Are we scared to address the affordable housing needs of our residents?

May 24, 2011 • No Comments »

On May 3, 2011 David Bowers of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. testified at the Public Hearing on the FY 2012 Budget for the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).  His words perfectly summarized what’s at stake for affordable housing in the budget. When the D.C. Council votes on next year’s budget we hope […]

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Mayor Gray’s Actions Seem to Contradict His Words When it Comes to Affordable Housing

May 20, 2011 • No Comments »

Written by Alan Adye, Chief Operating Officer, CNHED Thursday on NewsTalk with Bruce DePuyt, Mayor Gray made some positive comments about affordable housing.  Gray spoke about plans to use future revenues for homelessness, and stated that there needs to be a more permanent solution for homeless individuals and families.  He went on to say “we’ve […]

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Residents Refuse to Be Apologetic in Their Demand For Funding of Affordable Housing and Small Business Assistance Programs

May 19, 2011 • No Comments »

CNHED’s Advocacy Day Draws Over 140 to the Wilson Building to Restore Funding to Affordable Housing and Neighborhood-Based Programs On Tuesday, 140 people from around the city came to the Wilson Building to advocate for Housing for All and neighborhood-based economic development.  Dressed in bright yellow shirts, Continuum of Housing Campaign supporters, affordable housing residents, […]

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CNHED Advocacy Day: Tuesday

May 12, 2011 • No Comments »

Join CNHED for our annual CNHED Advocacy Day Tuesday, May 17, 2010 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm John A. Wilson Building Rm 120 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW This year we have so much to advocate for: Housing Production Trust Fund Local Rent Supplement Program Housing First Program Small Business Technical Assistance Neighborhood Investment Fund DC […]

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The Norwood Dreams of Tenant Purchase

May 11, 2011 • No Comments »

More great video from the Housing for All Rally! Silvia Salazar from the Norwood Tenant Association read a bedtime story. The story told the dream that her apartment building has of purchasing using the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act – a dream that can only be realized with the help of the Housing Production Trust […]

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DC Residents Want Housing, Services, and Income Tax

May 9, 2011 • 1 Comment »

Yesterday, Hart Research Associates released a poll finding what many of us expected to be true: DC residents around the city are concerned about the cuts in the FY12 budget, and want to restore funding to programs facing cuts. According to their memo: “Clear majorities of voters say that cuts to police and public safety, […]

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