Updates

Lincoln Heights Back-to-School Carnival

DayBreak, Inc. a long-time provider of youth development in Lincoln Heights, sponsored its annual Back-to-School Carnival in Marvin Gaye Park, (located within walking distance of Lincoln Heights).  Over 400 attendees enjoyed carnival rides and games.  Children and youth received backpacks, folders, notebooks, pens, pencils and other needed supplies for school.  Food was provided and local […]

DC Housing Authority Releases RFQ for 1133 North Capitol

The DC Housing Authority announced solicitation for redevelop of its headquarters building at 1133 North Capitol St. NE as mixed-use to include retail, commercial and residential development. The site’s existing zoning allows for a total of 1.1 million gross square feet of development potential, which will include a new headquarters for the housing agency. For […]

Master Planning and Development Team Selected for Barry Farm

The DC Housing Authority Board of Commissioners voted to approve A&R Development and Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) as the master planning and development team to lead the Barry Farm redevelopment. The selection marks the completion of a competitive solicitation process initiated in the Fall of 2012 by the DC Housing Authority in partnership with […]

Mayor Vincent C. Gray Celebrates with Residents at Lincoln Heights Community Day

Mayor Vincent C. Gray joined residents for this annual event featuring local talent, including choreographed dance routines and recited poetry.  Resident leaders and service providers were recognized for their dedicated work in the community. DC Housing Authority Executive Director Adrienne Todman was among special guests were in attendance.

Mayor Gray and Deputy Mayor Hoskins Cut Ribbon on The Nannie Helen at 4800

Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor L. Hoskins were joined by Ward 7 Councilmember Yvette Alexander, other Councilmembers and dignitaries to ceremonially cut the ribbon on The Nannie Helen at 4800. The Nannie Helen at 4800 is a mixed-use development that consists of 70 units of affordable housing, […]

Park Morton Career and Resource Fair

Housing Opportunities Unlimited (HOU), the New Communities Initiative case manaagement provider for the Park Morton neighborhood, sponsored its annual Career and Resource Fair at the Banneker Recreation Center.  HOU partnered with over 20 employers and training providers, including the Department of Employment Services, DC Housing Authority’s Section 3 Employment representatives and the ARMY.  Over 100 […]

SeVerna Phase II Groundbreaking

Mayor Vincent C. Gray, other government officials and representatives of the development and financing teams celebrated the groundbreaking of The SeVerna on K – a residential housing development that will provide affordable rental housing as part of the Northwest One New Communities Initiative. The SeVerna on K construction is the second phase of The SeVerna […]

Short List Announced for Master Planning and Development Team RFP

In September 2012, the DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development released a Request for Qualifications to solicit developers interested in leading the redevelopment of the Barry Farm neighborhood. Seven teams submitted responses to the RFQ/RFP issued and were deemed qualified to move forward to submit redevelopment […]

Mayor Gray and Deputy Mayor Hoskins Cut Ribbon on The Avenue

Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Victor L. Hoskins were joined by Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, other Councilmembers and dignitaries to ceremonially cut the ribbon on The Avenue. The Avenue is a mixed-use development that consists of 83 units of affordable housing, including 27 replacement units with a […]

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