News/Blogs Archive

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Residents in D.C. hotel for homeless report mold.Julia Airey, Washington Times. Dec 26, 2018.

Nearly One-Third of the City’s Public Housing Stock Is at Risk of Becoming Uninhabitable. Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper.  December 20, 2018.

Maintenance Issues Persist in the Ward 4’s Brand New Homeless Shelter.  Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper. December 20, 2018.

How rising rents contribute to homelessness.  Gaby DelValle, Vox.  December 14, 2018

Online Sales Tax: what happened? Ed Lazere.  DCFPI, December 14, 2018.

We Need Fair Budget Coalition’s Work Now More Than Ever WLCH. December 6, 2018.

D.C. to invest money from online retail taxes in tax breaks and the arts, not affordable housing.  Andrew Giambrone, Curbed DC.  December 5, 2018.

In Battle Over The Funds From Online Sales Taxes, Cutting Commercial Property Taxes Wins Out Over Homeless Services.  Rachel Sadon, DCist. December 4, 2018.

Mayor Bowser Has a Critical Campaign Promise Left to Keep. WLCH, Nov. 30, 2018.

D.C. Attorney General Sues Landlord For Refusing Renters With Housing Vouchers. Natalie Delgadillo, DCist. November 30, 2018.

DC Could Begin Using DOPA As Early As February. Nina Perry-Brown, Urban Turf. November 29, 2018.

The Case for Nonprofit Housing Developers. John Vogel, Washington Monthly. Nov. 21,2018.

New Online Sales Tax Revenue Should Go to Helping DC Residents.  Fact Sheets, DCFPI. November 13, 2018.

DC Council wants to find ways to deal with conflicts of race and religion. Mitch Ryals. Washington City Paper, October 25, 2018.

We need 100,000+ new homes in the coming decades to meet our regional shortage. Stephen Hudson, Greater Greater Washington. October 24, 2018.

Homeless advocates: D.C.’s winter shelter plan falls short for families, couplesJulia Airey, Washington Times.  October 23, 2018.

Legislation intended to end sharp rent increases...  Jon Steingart,Greater Greater Washington. October 8, 2018.

DC’s growing prosperity is not reaching black residents Census data shows.  Ed Lazere, DCFPI.  September 26, 2018.

First Homeless Shelter to Replace DC General Opens in Ward 4.  Martin Austermuhle for WAMU, DCist.  September 26, 2018.

In the Midst of an Affordable Housing Crisis, DC Must Reduce the Trauma of EvictionAmber Harding, WLCH. September 24, 2018.

DCRA Should Improve Its Enforcement of Housing Code Violations, DC Auditor Says.  Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper.  September 24, 2018.

DC opens up an affordable housing complex with apartments for grandfamilies. Natalie DelGadillo, DCist, September 14, 2018.

Household income in District rise dramatically in 2017. Tara Bahrampour, Washington Post, September 13, 2918

Where is affordable housing being developed in DC?  Interactive map.  Claire Zippel. DCFPI, September 11, 2018.

Press Release – Short term family housing in wards 4, 7 and 8.. Executive Office of Mayor, September 7, 2018.

Ward 3 residents challenge changes to DC General replacement Shelter.  Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper, August 23, 2018.

DC’s Largest Developer is getting into affordable housing.  Stephen Hudson, Greater Greater Washington. August 22, 2018.

15% of area landlords turn away people with housing vouchers. Nicole Cacozza, Greater Greater Washington. August 22, 2018.

What Life is Like Still In DC Public Housing.  Morgan Baskin. Washington City Paper. August 16, 2018.

The Down and Dirty on DC General.  Amber Harding. Blog,  WLCH.  July 20, 2018.

DC’s Expanding Economy Means More Tax Revenue….  Claire Zippel. DCFPI, Blog. July 20, 2018.

Weakened DC General Shelter Bill Draws Ire from Advocates for Homeless. Peter Jamison and Reis Thebault. Washington Post, July 11, 2018.

Taking the High Road: How economic development projects can reduce inequality in DC.  Brittany Alston. DCFPI, Blog.  July 2, 2018.