Posts Tagged ‘Housing Production Trust Fund’

CNHED issues statement on the Housing Production Trust Fund Audit

March 20, 2018 • Comments Off on CNHED issues statement on the Housing Production Trust Fund Audit

CNHED staunchly supports the DC Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF)  Washington, D.C. – As a staunch supporter of and longtime advocate for the District of Columbia’s Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF), the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED) appreciates the Office of the DC Auditor’s efforts to undertake a thorough review of the […]

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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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Business Leaders Speak Out for Housing Production Trust Fund

April 30, 2013 • Comments Off on Business Leaders Speak Out for Housing Production Trust Fund

On Wednesday’s hearing at the Department of Housing and Community Development, nonprofits and residents were joined by members of the business community. They told their stories of how the Housing Production Trust Fund is good for business and good for people. It creates jobs, improves neighborhoods, and creates homes. Here are their words: Chris Hornig, […]

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Housing For All Win! Mayor Gray announces $100 million in DC budget

March 28, 2013 • Comments Off on Housing For All Win! Mayor Gray announces $100 million in DC budget

Today Mayor Gray released his proposed DC budget, including $100 million in additional money for affordable housing! We applaud Mayor Gray for following through on the commitment he made at the State of the District Address this winter.  His plan makes strong  investments in the production and preservation of affordable housing.  (See a full description […]

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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 For All Rally: Strong voices and vision for affordable housing

January 29, 2013 • 1 Comment »

Hundreds rallied on Saturday at the Martin Luther King Library under banners reading “Housing For All: A Vision for DC” and “No one is homeless, rent is affordable, residents aren’t displaced, homeownership is possible.” Over 300 people packed the library’s Great Hall in a rally organized by the Housing For All Campaign, a project of […]

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A Father’s Story

November 27, 2012 • No Comments »

A lot of people came out to testify at the Task Force East of the River hearing, but there was one gentleman who truly stood out. Below you will find the manuscript of his testimony: Good afternoon, my name is Robert Morina. I live at the DC General Shelter with my two sons–13 and 4 […]

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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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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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