Posts Tagged ‘Latino Economic Development Corporation’

Housing For All Rally! A Vision for DC!

January 14, 2013 • No Comments »

At the Housing For All Campaign we believe that DC can be a place where all residents live in housing in good condition that they can afford. As the District completes it’s comprehensive housing strategy, we call on District leaders to adopt a strategy that brings us closer to that vision. In particular, we call […]

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Why I’m excited about the Tenant Town Hall

June 22, 2012 • No Comments »

This Saturday is the 5th annual Tenant Town Hall, which is one of my favorite community advocacy events of the year. Why? Because seeing tenants organize and advocate for their community needs is exciting and inspiring. The Tenant Town Hall is organized by the Latino Economic Development Center and provides a platform for tenants to […]

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Tenant purchase preserves affordable housing in DC

July 14, 2011 • No Comments »

This post also appears on The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA) has been a boon to DC residents who wish to remain in their homes and purchase their properties. However, the recently-passed DC budget cuts funding to this program, making it very hard for low- and middle-income residents to make purchases and necessary […]

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DC Residents Today Share Stories of Affordable Housing Victories, Struggles on “Before and After” Neighborhood Tour

July 11, 2011 • No Comments »

A guest blog from Ash Kosiewicz, Latino Economic Development Corporation. Check out their post here. In the District of Columbia, the journey that many residents embark upon to ensure they have a decent, affordable place to live for the future often starts with a finely-worded letter and a 45-day window of opportunity.   For Lynn […]

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Save the Date: Tenant Town Hall July 16

July 7, 2011 • No Comments »

Come out to the fourth annual Tenant Town Hall and help protect our right to Decent, Affordable Housing in DC! Saturday, July 16th 2:30 to 5:00 pm First Trinity Church 309 E St NW (near the Judiciary Square or Gallery Place/Chinatown metros) Join tenants from across the city to talk with elected officials and government […]

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Tenant Purchase video

June 6, 2011 • No Comments »

The Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act is a unique tool DC residents have to buy the home they live in if it comes up for sale. Unfortunately, the Housing Production Trust Fund, the major source of local funding for this program has had limited resources to help tenants dreaming of purchasing their buildings. Next week, DC […]

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