Today, with great enthusiasm, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) Stabilization and Reform (STAR) Board unanimously approved resolutions to accept an additional $27 million from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) to provide infrastructure funding to support the redevelopment of a 139-unit mixed-use multifamily building at Barry Farm.
The District of Columbia Housing Enterprise (DCHE), a Community Development Entity, was awarded $55M of New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Allocation on October 28, 2022 by U.S. Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institution Fund to deploy capital into economically distressed communities and businesses.
In addition to providing affordable housing, DCHA's mission includes providing opportunities for residents to improve their lives. So how do we do it? By partnering with outstanding companies like Cisco Networking Academy. In this partnership we offer residents the opportunity to develop technology skills in cybersecurity in a self-paced course available online for the next year.
Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) (“Ares”) and MRP Realty, as part of a joint venture between Ares Management Real Estate funds, MRP Realty, CSG Urban Partners and Taylor Adams Associates, announced today the land closing and Phase 1 construction financing of a new mixed-income residential development on the site of the current home of the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA).
The DC Housing Authority is an integral part of the District’s affordable housing network and prioritizes how we can best serve more customers with safe and affordable housing. We are currently in the process of right-sizing by reviewing our rent payment standards. We’ll first establish a working group in collaboration with housing providers and key
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recognized the DC Housing Authority for achieving its energy savings goal as a partner in the Better Buildings Challenge. DCHA has achieved energy savings of 31% due to greater efficiency efforts at its Fort Lincoln property. DCHA is one
The District of Columbia Housing Authority’s priority is to increase public housing occupancy rates and is currently focused on filling vacancies through aggressive renovation and lease-up strategies. One key strategy to fill vacancies is to update DCHA’s waitlist, which was frozen in 2013. The agency is embarking on a grass-roots communications campaign asking current waitlist
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