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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 […]

NCI January Newsletters

Read all about development progress, human capital programming, and community activities happening in each of the neighborhoods: NCI General January Newsletter  Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings January Newsletter Park Morton January Newsletter Barry Farm January Newsletter  And click here to sign up for a neighborhood-specific newsletter.

Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings & Deanwood Zoning Briefing

On October 10th NCI hosted a community meeting for residents of Lincoln Heights, Richardson Dwellings and the greater Deanwood community about development projects with upcoming zoning hearings. A main goal of the session was to provide information to help residents engage in the DC Zoning’s Commission’s hearing and public comment process. See below for NCI’s presentation, as well as materials from the District’s Office of Planning regarding public participation in the zoning process:
• NCI Presentation
• Office of Planning – Planned Unit Development (PUD) Summary
Office of Planning – Planned Unit Development (PUD) Process Overview

Progress for Build First Projects in Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings

The DC Zoning Commission set down two “build first” developments for Lincoln Heights/Richardson Dwellings in June.  Providence Place, which will have 100 units – 35 replacement and 65 affordable – was set down on June 12th.  The Strand Development, which will have 86 units – 28 replacement and 58 affordable – was set down on […]

DMPED Presents on Subsidy Needs for NCI

On June 28th DMPED presented to the DCHA Board of Commissioners about the subsidies – both capital and operating – needed to support NCI’s development pipeline.  In 2015, NCI began working to project its full pipeline – all of the onsite and offsite development needed to complete the NCI neighborhoods adhering as closely as possible […]

Barry Farm Resident Design Workshop

On June 20th residents of Barry Farm participated in a planning and design workshop facilitated by DMPED, DCHA, and members of the master development team. Residents provided feedback on a number of elements, including the development site plan, green space, amenities, housing units, floor plan layouts, and design features. The meeting presentation can be viewed HERE.

On May 25, 2017 NCI presented to the Park Morton Steering Committee about the human capital plan for Park Morton residents, and the results of a needs assessment and evaluation of NCI’s human capital program.  The needs assessment was an extension of a larger assessment commissioned by DCHA for all of its family properties, and completed by the urban institute.  The following is the presentation from the meeting.  Future steering committee meetings will focus on the work being done by the human capital providers in the community, and how that work has changed as a result of the Urban Institute’s study.

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