February NCI Newsletters

Check out the February editions of our NCI monthly e-newsletters. Learn more about NCI’s human capital programs, important development updates for Barry Farm, Park Morton, Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings residents, and our upcoming events! NCI General February Newsletter  Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings February Newsletter Park Morton February Newsletter Barry Farm February Newsletter  Northwest One February […]

Leasing at the Residences at Hayes (5201 Hayes) Will Begin Soon!

Construction at the Residences at Hayes is expected to be complete in Spring 2018! Pennrose Management will begin leasing activities soon. This residential development will have 150 units, 50 of which will be replacement public housing units for Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings residents. The Residences at Hayes is an income-based property that requires specific information about each household member […]

Deanwood Town Center Zoning Commission Hearing Next Month

The Deanwood Town Center development team, composed of The Warrenton Group and the National Housing Partnership, continues to make progress towards final approval of the project’s planned unit development (PUD) application. The public hearing for the project is scheduled for Monday, March 19, 2018 at 6:30 PM. The hearing will be held in the Jerrily […]

District Selects Park Designer for Bruce Monroe Permanent Park

BELL Architects has been selected to lead the design of the acre park that will front Georgia Avenue and Columbia Road NW. The chosen team also includes the Landscape Architecture Bureau and Wiles Mensch Corporation. A key factor in BELL’s selection was their experience and qualifications leading comprehensive community design.  Accordingly, BELL believes that community engagement […]

The Community Builders — Community Life Staff Coming on Site at Park Morton 

New faces will be seen at Park Morton as The Community Builders’ Community Life team (TCB-CL) begins outreach efforts. TCB-CL, whose office will be at 611 Morton Street, Apartment #11, will focus initially on surveying residents to determine their relocation preference and to assess what support individuals and families may need in order to have a […]

New Streets Are Coming for Barry Farm

The Barry Farm Development Team, Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. (POAH) and A&R Development, along the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) held a meeting with Barry Farm residents on December 20, 2017 to discuss possible names for the five new streets proposed. The development team worked with a historian from the Anacostia Community Museum and offered a […]

NCI Neighbors Up

Last year, NCI launched Neighbor Up to focus more purposefully on community building and engagement to encourage successful neighborhoods that go beyond the development of physical spaces. So far, we have launched Neighbor Up DC (a citywide network) as well as Neighbor Up Park View (around the Park Morton development) and Neighbor Up Marvin Gaye […]

I Belong Here…

On Jan 11th, the New Communities Initiative (NCI) debuted the “I Belong Here” photo series at the Office of Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development’s annual Cluster Open House. The series highlights the diversity of the Park View neighborhood that neighbors value and are working to maintain, even as their neighborhood changes. Check out […]

DCHA Board Approves Major Step for Park Morton

During their December 13th meeting, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) Board approved the agency to submit an application to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the demolition and disposition of Park Morton. This application is a major step in the redevelopment process. Once submitted, it can take HUD as long as […]

Providence Place and Strand Get Key Zoning Approvals

Providence Place, a proposed development at 49th Street and Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, has received final approval of its PUD application from the Zoning Commission. This marks another key step in bringing 93 affordable units to the neighborhood, 35 of which will be replacement public housing for Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings. Click here for […]

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