Lincoln Heights: Updates

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 in order to lease a unit. The attached flyer lists the documents that public housing residents will need to qualify for the replacement apartments.

If you are a resident of Lincoln Heights or Richardson Dwellings, Homes for Hope is available to assist you in preparing for and completing the leasing process. For assistance, please contact Elder Ronald Williams at 202-733-3492.

View the flyer here.

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 R. Kress Memorial Hearing Room, Room 220 South at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001.

View the PUD Application here.

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 the project’s complete zoning record.

The Strand, a proposed development at the corner of Division Avenue and Nannie Helen Burroughs, has received a preliminary vote of approval of its PUD application  from the Zoning Commission. The project is scheduled for its final vote on January 29th. Strand will provide 86 units of affordable housing, 28 of which will be replacement public housing units for Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings. The project will also feature roughly 9,000 square feet of commercial space and significant community space. Click here for the project’s complete zoning record.

Deanwood Town Center PUD Application Approved for Public Hearing

On December 11, 2017, the DC Zoning Commission held a set down hearing for the Planned Unit Development (PUD) application for Deanwood Town Center (Case Number 17-19). The Town Center will be located at the corner of Nannie Helen Burroughs and Division Avenue, directly across the street from the planned Strand development. The project includes 183 housing units, including 61 replacement units for Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings. The Zoning Commission has scheduled a full public hearing for March 15th. Click below for a video and transcript of the set down hearing.

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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


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