Archive: D.C. Landlords
Post Investigations is proud to note that Debbie Cenziper and Sarah Cohen have been awarded the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting for their investigation of D.C. condominium conversions.
By Amanda Zamora | March 19, 2009; 03:00 PM ET | Comments (1)
In 2003, Walter E. Washington Estates was "hailed as a turning point in the District." But as The Post's Debbie Cenziper explains, the project was "tainted by unchecked spending and deals that benefited" longtime D.C. Councilman H.R. Crawford.
By Derek Kravitz | December 8, 2008; 04:35 PM ET | Comments (0)
Understanding Government, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, announced last week its 10 finalists for the new $50,000 Prize for Preventive Journalism and the Online News Association announced its annual winners for the best web journalism.
By Derek Kravitz | September 15, 2008; 10:29 AM ET | Comments (0)
In a follow-up to its Forced Out series about D.C. landlords mismanaging properties, Debbie Cenziper reports that Linda Argo, the head of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has fired seven commercial inspectors. The firings come a month after she fired half of the city's housing-code inspectors.
By The Editors | August 15, 2008; 11:23 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Post's Debbie Cenziper for months has been writing about how D.C. landlords forced tenants out of rental buildings in recent years so they could be converted to condominiums. Now, Cenziper reports that the city can't say exactly how it has spent a $30 million repair fund meant to improve dangerous properties. Only a fraction of the money has gone to repairs, and much of that went to fix empty buildings.
By The Editors | August 14, 2008; 10:35 AM ET | Comments (1)