Posts Tagged ‘Housing for All’

Organizations asked to support the Housing Production Trust Fund

September 17, 2014 • Comments Off on Organizations asked to support the Housing Production Trust Fund

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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Housing Production Trust Fund invests in our communities

May 22, 2014 • Comments Off on Housing Production Trust Fund invests in our communities

The Housing Production Trust Fund is the back bone of affordable housing in DC. Last year, DC invested in the Trust Fund so it could invest in our communities. What happened? The District built, preserved, or rehabbed homes for 1,260 families and individuals. Here’s a snapshot of where the Trust Fund will be invested in […]

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Housing for All Rap (Youth Third Place)

March 11, 2014 • Comments Off on Housing for All Rap (Youth Third Place)

Our third place youth winner, Gabriel Merino, is just 11 years old. He and his family found a home they could afford with the help of Jubilee Housing, and his entry expresses how thankful he is for affordable housing. HOUSING FOR ALL RAP Yeah housing! This is how we are going to do it. I am being […]

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Out with the Old (Youth Second Place)

March 6, 2014 • Comments Off on Out with the Old (Youth Second Place)

Our second place youth winner, Jabari Jefferson, is Senior at Phelps ACE High School. His piece describes his fears about moving from his beloved old neighborhood to historic Anacostia, and how he came to love his new, big yellow house. OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW Moving from my old home to a […]

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A Home for Body and Heart (Adult Third Place)

March 3, 2014 • Comments Off on A Home for Body and Heart (Adult Third Place)

Samar Chatterjee is our third place adult winner for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition. In his piece, he explains that a home provides shelter to protect both the body and the heart from suffering and calls on America to recognize the right of everyone to have a home. HOME IS WHERE […]

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Video: Stories from the Housing for All Rally

February 28, 2014 • Comments Off on Video: Stories from the Housing for All Rally

At the Housing for All NOW Rally, we asked DC residents to tell us their personal stories of housing struggles or affordable housing successes. Others told us why they needed affordable housing now. Check out their stories and answers in this video:

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Home is Love (Adult Second Place)

February 27, 2014 • Comments Off on Home is Love (Adult Second Place)

Our second place adult winner for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition, Judith Overbey tells us that home is more than just where the heart is: HOME IS LOVE To me, home is where you find love.  It’s where you go whenever you need to know that you are safe.  It is […]

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Coming Home (Adult First Place)

February 19, 2014 • Comments Off on Coming Home (Adult First Place)

Our 2014 writing competition asked DC residents what “Home is Where the Heart Is” means to them. Our adult first place winner, Elsie Collins, describes how finding a communal home at Calvary Women’s Services allowed her to take the risk of coming home to DC … HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS A home should […]

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Home is Where the Heart Is: Housing for All Youth and Adult Writing Contest

December 12, 2013 • Comments Off on Home is Where the Heart Is: Housing for All Youth and Adult Writing Contest

At the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED)’s Housing For All Campaign, we know “home is where the heart is” is more than just a phrase. We work to make sure that District residents have safe, decent affordable homes. Unfortunately, many families in Washington, DC struggle to find homes they can afford and […]

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Housing for All: Runner-up for for Best Local Campaign

April 22, 2013 • Comments Off on Housing for All: Runner-up for for Best Local Campaign

CNHED’s Housing for All Campaign selected as Runner-up for for Best Local Campaign 2013 in the Washington City Paper’s Best of DC!

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