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New Communities: Right to Return

CLARIFYING RIGHT TO RETURN TO NCI DEVELOPMENTS In March 2016 the DC Housing Authority Board passed Resolution 16-06 to set a relocation and right to return policy for properties redeveloped under NCI.  The policy sought to clarify questions about who has a right to return, and establish guidance ensuring that residents who are eligible to […]

Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings Development Progress Update

On April 10, 2017 DMPED and DCHA hosted a community meeting with the residents of Lincoln Heights, Richardson Dwellings and greater Deanwood community. Community members heard background information on the New Communities Initiative (NCI), the progress that has been made to date, and future redevelopment plans. After the initial NCI presentation, community members were divided […]

Ward 8 Works

On April 8, 2017 NCI partnered with 30+ government, service provider and development partners to launch WARD 8 WORKS with the goal of better connecting Ward 8 residents to construction jobs on Ward 8 development projects that will begin hiring in the next 9 – 18 months. Some 110 residents participated in the event, where […]

Northwest One RFP: Developer Presentations

On April 1st, 2017, over 50 community members came out to hear from and provide feedback to eight different development teams competing for the opportunity to redevelop the 3.5 acre Northwest One site, which includes the former site of Temple Courts Apartments. Below are the handouts and the presentations from the meeting in order of the […]

Northwest One Development Update

The redevelopment of Northwest One is moving forward with two RFPs: Northwest One, Former Temple Courts and 1010 North Capitol: In the summer of 2016, DMPED held two  public meetings through the Mayor’s “OurRFP” initiative to discuss and receive public input on community priorities for the redevelopment of the parcels at 1010 North Capitol Street, […]

NCI Solicitation Opportunity: Building Community Relations

The District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), (the “District”) is seeking a contractor with the professional expertise in building community relations, building up, reinforcing, improving and strengthening New Communities Initiative’s (NCI’s) local and national profile and reputation. The goal of NCI is to build sound NCI policies and improve the programs that promote and support NCI’s vulnerable communities’ population.

Responses are due August 31st, 2016.

Request for Proposals No. DCEB-2016-R-0002

 

 

Northwest One Our RFP Engagement

NW1 pictureThis summer, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) held two community meetings, on June 21, and July 26, to get input on priorities for the redevelopment of Northwest One as part of Mayor Bowser’s OurRFP initiative. The OurRFP process aims to gather community input at the start of a solicitation process so that the community’s desires are considered in the solicitation for any future development.

Park Morton PUD Update

The PUD, or Planned Unit Development application for the redevelopment of Park Morton and 3012 Georgia Avenue, NW, has been submitted to the Zoning Commission. The application calls for approximately 462 units of housing, including 147 replacement public housing units as part of a mixed-income development spread across the two sites. The application also includes new park space at both sites, as well as new street connections. The plans were presented to ANC 1A on July 13, 2016, and the presentation can be viewed here:

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