Protesters with Empower D.C. block a bus tour of developers speculating in Anacostia on April 19. (Courtesy of The Washington Business Journal)
Community

Skeptics of East End Development Fear Gentrification

The District’s east side has long been isolated, both geographically and economically, from the rest of the city, but some fear that development in the area will not result in improved quality of life for the city’s resident most in need of assistance and force them to leave the city altogether. [read more…]

Muriel Bowser
Community

Contract Announced in Support of New Hospital East of the River

The D.C. Department of Health Care Finance announced Monday that the city’s Office of Contracting and Procurement has executed a contract to procure the professional services of Huron, a global professional services firm that has worked with more than 350 national, regional and community hospitals, integrated health care systems, academic medical centers and physician practices. [read more…]