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D.C. Wire Archive: Affordable Housing

Housing Authority leader Todman gets 'interim' taken off title

Adrianne Todman was appointed by the board of the D.C. Housing Authority today to be the agency's permanent executive director. Todman took over the agency on an interim basis more than a year ago, after longtime director Michael Kelly left to become general manager of the New York City Housing...

By Jonathan O'Connell  | December 8, 2010; 3:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Affordable Housing  
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Fact or fiction?

Campaigning is in full swing and candidates are making lots of claims about their accomplishments. D.C. Wire will try to wade through the statements to give our readers the facts.

By Washington Post Editors  | June 3, 2010; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Affordable Housing, Mayor Fenty, Nikita Stewart, Tim Craig  | Tags:  2010 election, Fenty, affordable housing  
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D.C. Housing Authority Director Resigns

Michael Kelly, executive director of the D.C. Housing Authority, is resigning his post at the end of the month, the Board of Commissioners announced Monday. Bill Slover, board chairman, credited Kelly with transforming the agency into a "national model." "His legacy is the creation of a strong, innovative, and skilled...

By Washington Post Editors  | September 14, 2009; 2:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Affordable Housing, City Life, D.C. Employees, Mayor Fenty, Nikita Stewart  | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Adrianne Todman, D.C. Housing Authority, David Jannarone, Michael Kelly  
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City Will Rebuild NE Apartments as Affordable Housing

The Washington Interfaith Network continues to hold Mayor Adrian M. Fenty to his promise to build affordable housing as members of the powerful group join the mayor to announce the development of 56 affordable units in Ward 7. On Tuesday morning, Fenty (D) and group are expected to announce that...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins  | September 8, 2009; 10:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Affordable Housing, Nikita Stewart  
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Activists Call for D.C. Budget Transparency

A coalition of advocacy groups led by the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute is calling on District officials to provide greater transparency as they develop the fiscal 2010 budget. Allowing citizens to understand and participate in creating the budget "is critical to promoting a healthy discussion of budget priorities, enabling the...

By David A Nakamura  | February 26, 2009; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Affordable Housing, City Finances  
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Cheh to Propose New Weapon to Fight Apartment Blight

Tenants who live in D.C. apartment buildings with rodents, poor running water and no heat have choices, said Councilwoman Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3), many of them bad: They can move. They can stop paying rent, get an eviction notice and pray that the Landlord and Tenant branch of D.C. Superior...

By Darryl Fears  | January 27, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Affordable Housing  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Fenty, City Officials Fight 'Slum Lords', Hamil Harris , January 7, 2009
Affordable Housing Gets A Lot of Attention, Marcia Davis , December 17, 2008
Basket Half Empty, David A Nakamura , May 7, 2008
Is It Affordable or Is It Not?, Sylvia Moreno , April 2, 2008
D.C. Housing Market Woes, Sylvia Moreno , March 26, 2008
 
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