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Mayor Bowser announces $66 million in funding to build 1,100 affordable homes

Muriel Bowser, Mayor of District of Columbia, D.C., and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced the selection of nine projects that will produce and preserve over 1,100 affordable homes, including approximately 660 new homes.

The affordable housing projects are being funded primarily through a $66 million investment from the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF).

The projects were selected from applications to the district’s 2019 consolidated requests for proposals (RFP). The projects will now proceed to the underwriting stage and join other selected projects in the pipeline at the DHCD.

The list of selected projects include:

7428 Georgia Avenue NW (Ward 4) – This project will produce 64 net new units of affordable housing almost all at or below 50% of Median Family Income. The housing provider is Lock7 Development.

Benning Road (Ward 6) – The project will produce 148 net new units of affordable housing including 123 units at or below 50% Median Family Income. The housing provider is Foulger-Pratt LLC.

Belmont Crossing Phase 1A (Ward 8) – The project will preserve 34 units and produce another 54 net new units of affordable housing. The housing provider is Belmont Crossing Partners.

Carl F. West Estates (Ward 1) – The project will produce 178 net new units of affordable housing including 142 units at or below 50% Median Family Income. The housing provider is NCBA Housing Development Corporation.

Congress Park Senior (Ward 8) – The project will produce 56 net new units of senior housing at or below 50% Median Family Income. The housing provider is Urban Atlantic.

EucKal (Ward 1) – The project will preserve 17 units of affordable housing and produce 33 net new units of affordable housing at or below 30% Median Family Income. The housing provider is Jubilee Housing.

Terrance Manor (Ward 8) – This project will replace existing buildings to produce 130 net new units of affordable housing in a range of income levels at or below 60% of Median Family Income. The housing providers are WC Smith and Anacostia Economic Development Corporation.

Villages of East River (Ward 8) – The project will preserve 202 units of affordable housing with a majority at or below 50% of Median Family Income. The housing providers are NHT Communities and IBF Development.

Worthington Woods (Ward 8) – The project will preserve 200 units of affordable housing at or below 60% of Median Family Income. The housing provider is Montgomery Housing Partnership.

Mayor Bowser set a goal to deliver an additional 36,000 units of housing – including at least 12,000 units of affordable housing – by 2025.

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