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CANAL PARK OPENS ADJACENT TO DCHA’S CAPITOL QUARTER; SKATING RINK, WATER FEATURES AND DINING DRAW FAMILIES TO NEIGHBORHOOD
FAMILY SELF-SUFFICIENCY WORKSHOPS: "WAYS TO EARN CASH & DEVELOP YOUR BRAND BBQ BASH"
Two community service providers are partnering with the District of Columbia Housing Authority this Friday, July 25, for a “Barbecue Bash” that will guide clients on feeding their bank acc...
TWO COMMISSIONERS THANKED FOR THEIR SERVICE
Chairman Pedro Alfonso, Bernadette Tolson, and Executive Director Adrianne Todman The District of Columbia Housing Authority honored two outgoing Commissioners at the July Board of Commissioners me...
D.C. HOUSING AUTHORITY OPENS AFFORDABLE ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY THE AGENCY IS NOW A CERTIFIED MEDICAID PROVIDER
New residents, community members, and officials pose in front of DCHA's new assisted living facility. The District of Columbia Housing Authority opened its first, state-of-the-art, affordable assis...
CAPPER COMMUNITY BUILDING RECOMMENDATIONS
Capitol Quarter and the surrounding neighborhood would benefit the most from having a gym, day care center, multipurpose rooms of varying sizes, and an indoor soft play area in the coming community bu...
DCHA CELEBRATES HOMEOWNERSHIP MONTH
Ms. Allen explains to DCHA clients what it takes to own a home. Thirty-one homeowners and potential homeowners celebrated their efforts on June 6 as part of national Homeownership Month. The Di...
NEW HOMEOWNER SPOTLIGHT: CHARLESE JENNINGS
Charlese Jennings and her dog, Deogie, take a break from moving into their new home at MetroTowns. Charlese Jennings and her Maltese dog, Deogie, regularly take walks along the sidewalks surroundin...
THE SURVEYS ARE IN! THE NEXT #CQCAPPER COMMUNITY BUILDING MEETING IS SET.
We heard from nearly 475 people in the Capitol Quarter neighborhood! On June 11, the program recommendations and survey results will be brought before the public. This District of Columbia Housing...
CAPPER COMMUNITY BUILDING SURVEY IS HERE
Calling Capitol Quarter and the surrounding community! The survey for the new Capper Community building is here ! This District of Columbia Housing Authority is seeking input from neighbors of the...
IMPROVEMENTS AT LINCOLN HEIGHTS
Crews plant shrubs to help catch stormwater. New iron fencing, landscaping, storm drain repairs, retaining wall repairs and lighting are among the improvements being made to beautify and increase s...
CAPITOL QUARTER COMMUNITY POLLING RESULTS
Capitol Quarter neighbors participate in a polling activity. More than 60 neighbors discussed the future of the Capitol Quarter community building at a meeting Monday night. The Distri...
TODMAN EDUCATES THE IVY LEAGUE
DCHA Executive Director Adrianne Todman speaks to Harvard graduate students. District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Adrianne Todman last week lectured scholars at Harvard Uni...
TODMAN FIGHTS FOR FEDERAL DOLLARS
DCHA Executive Director Adrianne Todman speaks to Capitol Hill staffers about how federal budget cuts hurt DCHA clients. “Without good staff and funding, we can’t move the needle on pov...
DCHA BREAKS GROUND ON 195-UNIT LOFTS AT CAPITOL QUARTER
Current and former residents of Capitol Quarter break ground on The Lofts at Capitol Quarter. District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Adrianne Todman was joined by Mayor Vincent C...
DCHA OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO OFFER SENIOR SEMINARS
Senior Officer Wanda Robinson teaches DCHA officers about fraud-related crimes. The Office of Public Safety will begin holding seminars in March at senior properties to raise awareness on a number...
DCHA AND VETERANS NOW SET TO SURPASS GOAL IN HOUSING HOMELESS VETERANS
Vicky Williams Vicky M. Williams is a peer support counselor at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She recently began coursework to earn her Masters of Social Work. Williams, 44, is an Iraq W...
DCHA SHARES IN THE SUCCESS OF ITS CLIENTS
HOAP graduates and homeowners celebrate with their new Home Depot First-Time Homebuyer Kits. It took Tammy Wolford approximately five years to make her way through the District of Columbia Hous...
LANGSTON TERRACE UNVEILS NEWLY NAMED JANICE WADE MCCREE COMMUNITY CENTER
District officials and Langston Terrace community members display the new sign for the neighborhood community center. District officials and Langston Terrace community members recently celebrat...
D.C. HOUSING AUTHORITY UNVEILS JANICE WADE MCCREE COMMUNITY CENTER AT LANGSTON TERRACE
Former Langston Terrace Resident Council President Washington D.C. -- Langston Terrace neighborhood leaders and community members will be joined by Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Chairman Phil Me...
SPREAD THE HOLIDAY CHEER WITH DCHA'S GIFT OF LOVE PROGRAM
There are only a few weeks left to finish all of your holiday shopping – but don’t forget to pick up gifts for the children of the District of Columbia Housing Authority. The 11 th ann...
AFFORDABLE HOUSING PRESERVED AT GIBSON PLAZA
Mayor Vincent C. Gray and DCHA Executive Director Adrianne Todman cut the ribbon with residents on the newly refurbished Gibson Plaza Apartments D.C. Housing Authority Executive Director Adrian...
LANDLORD TENANT MEET AND LEASE MARATHON
DCHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), in collaboration with partners from the “DC 100 Days Initiative” (The Community Partnership, local VA, etc.) committed to find housing f...
PHASE III OF SHERIDAN STATION
On September 27, 2013, Mayor Vincent Gray, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Victor Hoskins, D.C. Housing Authority Adrianne Todman, and other officials joined Pam Askew, senior vice p...
DCHA POLICE TAKE OVER COMMUNITY
McGruff The Crime Dog and DCHAPD Deputy Chief Jesse Millhouse were just as excited as the kids for National Night Out Wednesday, August 6 was the 30th Anniversary of National Night Out and the...
TRUST LETS STUDENTS SERVE THEIR COMMUNITIES
Earnest Jackson, rising sophomore at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, recognizes the responsibility of his job. “Younger people won't always listen to older people, but they will consider thi...
POTOMAC GARDENS CELEBRATES ITS OWN
Friends and (DCHA) Family gather for a group photo before the recognition event. The Potomac Gardens Resident Council has made a commitment to recognizing community achievers. DCHA Commissione...
Today Ms. Todman and members of the senior staff met with a delegation of academics and government officials from South Korea. The delegates are visiting the United States to gather information about...
OWN THE NIGHT, OWN YOUR COMMUNITY
National Night Out is a designated evening when communities across America come together to take a stand against crime, drugs and disorder in their neighborhoods. This year, August 6th, is the 30th A...
SECTION 3 WORKERS HIRED FOR 11TH STREET BRIDGE PROJECT
From left to right: Calvin Turner, Session 1; Ali Sparrow, Session 1; Penny Smothers, Session 1; Keith Jones, Pilot Session; Malachi Yisreal, Pilot Session; Randolph Diggs, Session 1; Isaac Livingston...
DCHA DOES ITS PART KEEPING THE CITY’S YOUTH NOURISHED
Youth from Syphax Gardens get ready to eat lunch during the first week of the program. Meals are distributed in the Resident Council Office, many of the younger kids at that site come for breakfast a...
CLASS & HOOPS III
Markita Bryant, Ms. Rhode Island 2013, stopped by the tournament to provide some extra encouragement to the young women participating in the mini-camp for cheerleading. A DC native, Bryant is an exam...
SIXTEEN YEARS OF “THE BEST”
Kristen Lerch-Kosin, an independent Section 3 Employment Program Partner, purposely arrived late and unprepared for her presentation, showing the kids exactly what not to do on their first day of work...
DCHE HELPS RAP CELEBRATE 43 YEARS
Pictured above is an artist’s rendering of the completed center. Monday, June 17, 2013 was the 43rd birthday for Regional Addiction Prevention (RAP), Inc., and Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan...
SERVING OUR VETERANS
DCHA, in partnership with DC Office of Veterans Affairs, US Vets, DC Habitat for Humanity, and other service providers hosted an Employment, Education and Housing Initiative designed to help veterans...
NATION’S SECOND OLDEST PUBLIC HOUSING DEVELOPMENT TURNS 75
Kenyan McDuffie, Ward 5 Councilmember, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Adrianne Todman, DCHA Executive Director, James Short, and Sandra Henriquez, HUD Assistant Secretary pose in front of 719 La...
DCHA, ONE ECONOMY, TEAM UP TO BRIDGE DIGITAL DIVIDE
Lucky Montana Terrace resident Deraine Tittman (holding box) won the laptop at the DCHA-One Economy news conference held at her computer training class. Left to right: David Saunier,...
THREE TOP DC LEADERS INSPIRE YOUTH AT EASTERN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Director of the Office of Planning Harriet Tregoning, Chief of Police Cathy Lanier, Executive Director Adrianne Todman, and NBC TV 4 News Anchor Barbara Harrison. The District of...
SAYING FAREWELL TO WINTER
Seventeen kids from Capitol Quarter, Hopkins Apartments, Potomac Gardens and Greenleaf Gardens spent the last Monday in February at the Canal Park Ice Skating Rink. The trip was or...
MONEY WELL SPENT
DCHA Director Of Facilities & Housing Management Steven Firth, Home Depot’s Mike Pasta, DCHA Director of Administrative Services Lorry Bonds and DCHA Deputy Director for Operations Nathan Bo...
TO PROTECT AND SERVE
Many of the brave men and women that serve on DCHA’s police force are sworn police officers. This gives them full rights and services throughout the District, not just on DCHA-owned properties....
HOUSING AUTHORITY BEGINS NEW YEAR WITH NEW LEADERS
In 2012, the DCHA Leadership Academy was introduced as an enrichment option for employees. The Leadership Academy is a totally voluntary program, is designed to increase efficiency in and understandi...
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