Category: Affordable Housing

XMAS PRESS RELEASE: #DCCOMPPLAN GIFT TO DEVELOPERS

BORG: GENTRY

PRESS RELEASE, DC FOR REASONABLE DEVELOPMENT, CONTACT CHRIS OTTEN,  ‪(202) 656-5874 Mayor’s Proposed Changes to DC Comprehensive Plan “Unlawful” and “A Gift to Developers”; More than 130 DC Residents Wrote Letters at Hearing Deadline Demanding An End to Displacement Washington, DC — In late November 2020, spanning two Council hearings consisting of 10+ hours of […]

Tenant Council Urges DC Council Not Pass Bill on Tuesday, Continues to Fight Displacement from Public Housing & Demand Equity

Contact: William Jordan  Park Morton Equity Team 202 500 0699 whj@melanet.com   Tenant Council Urges DC Council Not Pass Bill on Tues., Continues to Fight Displacement from Public Housing & Demand Equity   The Council @ Park Morton, representing residents at the city’s Park Morton public housing complex adjacent to Georgia Ave. in NW, are urging […]

Ward 5 Residents Ask CM McDuffie to Defund McMillan

Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie

PRESS ALERT JULY 14, 2020Contact: Linwood Norman, smac.dc@gmail.com, 202-656-3012 Ward 5 Residents Ask CM McDuffie to Defund McMillanUse Money for Public Health, Education and Housing Needs Facing Constituents Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Health Pandemic Washington, DC – Ward 5 Residents including those living around McMillan Park are asking Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie to Defund the controversial […]

Black Residents to DC Council: DEFUND McMILLAN

Ben Franklin at McMillan Park

SaveMcMillan.org/defund Media advisory, Monday, July 6, 2020Contact: Linwood Norman, smac.dc@gmail.com, 202-656-3012 The DC City Council is being asked by Black residents in the District to use the Council’s newly adopted “racial equity lens” to analyze and then defund the McMillan Park redevelopment plan, because it will intensify displacement in a city that is one of […]

CITY COUNCIL HOLDING CRUCIAL HEARINGS, ROUNDTABLES & VOTES BEFORE 2018 SUMMER BREAK

DC FOR REASONABLE DEVELOPMENT, 202 810 2768 << press alert >> CITY COUNCIL HOLDING CRUCIAL HEARINGS, ROUNDTABLES & VOTES BEFORE SUMMER BREAK Washington, D.C. — John A. Wilson Building — Since the end of June, 2018, the District of Columbia City Council has had fiery hearings and more explosive ones are upcoming. DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC […]

Zoning Commission Called a “Rubberstamp” for Developers

DC for Reasonable Development Press Release, Chris Otten, 202 810 276 Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, “Pats Anthony Hood on the Head” at Reconfirmation Hearing; Zoning Commission Called a “Rubberstamp” for Developers Anthony Hood has been Zoning Commission Chairman since 2007, and has sat on the Zoning Commission since 1998. On, Monday, March 26, 2018, Hood […]

AG Contenders Face Questions on Barry Farm, McMillan & Other Development Disputes

Press Release, DC for Reasonable Development, Chris O., 202-810-2768 November 1, 2014 AG Contenders Face Questions on Barry Farm, McMillan & Other Development Disputes Washington, DC – Candidates in the first election for attorney general offered answers about development issues in a recent forum organized by the citywide coalition, DC for Reasonable Development (DC4RD).  For […]

Zoning Commissioners Poised to “Rubber Stamp” the Displacement of 400+ Barry Farm Families

Barry Farm Tenants & Allies Association (BFTAA) 1312 Stevens Road SE, WDC 20032 PRESS CONTACT — Detrice Belt, 202-286-8584, bfwrtaa@gmail.com Zoning Commissioners Poised to “Rubber Stamp” the Displacement of 400+ Barry Farm Families . Monday October 20, 2014, Washington, DC – Tonight, the DC Zoning Commission may give initial approval to the controversial Barry Farm […]