D.C. appears poised to become one of the country’s emerging business centers and that’s good news. But things look less favorable for lower- and middle-class families, particularly Blacks. And that’s not good news. [read more…]
With exactly three weeks left in the Maryland General Assembly, lawmakers approved dozens of bills Monday that included permanent protective orders for domestic violence, renaming a bridge in Charles County after Sen. Thomas “Mac” Middleton and child sexual abuse training for school employees, volunteers and even students. [read more…]
A developer has been chosen to convert the historic Hebrew Home for the Aged in D.C.’s Petworth neighborhood into affordable housing units, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office recently announced. [read more…]
The number of affordable housing units in Alexandria, Virginia, has seen a dramatic decline. Between 2000 and 2017, the city lost 90 percent of its affordable housing, according to a report released last month by its Office of Housing. [read more…]
An affordable rental housing advocate in Prince George’s County who’s spent more than 30 years ensuring accommodations for low- and moderate-income families and individuals has been named Housing Person of the Year. Eric Brown, director of the Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development, was honored in late October during the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition’s 15-year anniversary celebration.