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Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Muriel Bowser

Muriel Bowser serves as Washington, DC’s seventh elected Mayor. Sworn in on January 2, 2015, she pledged to bring a fresh start to the District of Columbia, create pathways to the middle class for residents, and foster a culture of inclusion, transparency and action.

Mayor Bowser expanded opportunity across all 8 Wards of DC by strengthening job training programs, and by attracting and retaining jobs in the District. As of the first quarter of 2016, there are burgeoning projects across the city that will eventually deliver 32,000 new jobs. Washington, DC is the economic engine of the metropolitan region, and has one of the strongest local economies in the country.

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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Construction Milestone at Ward 7’s Skyland Town Center

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On Thursday, July 18, Mayor Muriel Bowser will celebrate the topping out of Skyland Town Center, signifying that Phase 1 of the 18-acre, mixed-use community has reached its final construction height. Following the program
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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Housing Preservation Fund Milestone at Worthington Woods in Ward 8

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On Friday, July 12, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will mark the preservation of the Worthington Woods Apartments in the Congress Heights neighborhood and celebrate the 1,000th unit funded by her Housing Preservation Fund.
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Mayor Bowser Celebrates the Preservation of Over 1,000 Affordable Homes through the Housing Preservation...

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at the Worthington Woods apartments in Ward 8, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a new affordable housing milestone in DC – more than 1,000 affordable homes preserved using funds from the Housing Preservation Fund. With the closing of seven projects, including Worthington Woods
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Mayor Bowser to Unveil Affordable Homeownership Opportunity in Ward 1

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 On Monday, July 8, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will cut the ribbon on four family-sized townhomes in Ward 1 that will provide homeownership opportunities for households earning no more than 80 percent of Median Family Income (MFI).
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Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on Ward 1 Short-Term Family Housing

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Mayor Bowser broke ground on the Ward 1 Short-Term Family Housing, the final building in the Mayor’s plan to replace the DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs across DC. Programs in Wards 4, 7, and 8 opened in Fall 2018, programs in Wards
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Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on Ward 1 Short-Term Family Housing Program

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On Tuesday, July 2, at 2 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will celebrate the groundbreaking of Ward 1’s Short-Term Family Housing (STFH) Program, delivering her commitment to close and replace the DC General Family Shelter with dignified
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Mayor Bowser Announces Progress on Three Projects That Will Create More than 300 Affordable...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) announced the development teams for three projects in Wards 6, 7 and 8 that will deliver more than 300 affordable homes for low- and middle-income families
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Mayor Bowser Releases Study on the Inventory and Affordability of Housing for Families as...

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Findings and recommendations of District family-size unit study will inform efforts to produce more equitable housing for families across the District
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Mayor Bowser and EagleBank to Announce Mortgage Loan Product to Help District Employees Achieve...

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At 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser and EagleBank President and CEO Susan Riel will announce an exclusive mortgage loan program designed to help District Government employees achieve homeownership in the District of Columbia

Mayor Bowser and the Greater Washington Community Foundation Launch Partnership to End Homelessness

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Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, launched the Partnership to End Homelessness. This first-of-its-kind initiative in the District aims to galvanize private
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Mayor Bowser and Greater Washington Community Foundation to Launch the District’s First-Ever Public–Private Partnership...

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On Thursday, June 6, at 10:30 am, Mayor Bowser, along with her Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH) and the Greater Washington Community Foundation, will launch the Partnership to End Homelessness.
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Elimination of the Workforce Housing Fund Will Hurt Middle-Income Families Trying to Keep Up...

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As part of her budget, Mayor Bowser proposed an innovative Workforce Housing Fund to support the production of new homes that would be affordable to working families, teachers, social workers, first responders, etc. (households earning between 60% and 120% of the Area Median Income or approximately $50,000 to $99,000 for a single-person household and $70,000 to $141,000 for a family of four).
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Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on New Housing at the Parks at Walter Reed

Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated the groundbreaking of The Brooks and Vale Buildings, two new housing developments that will deliver 390 new market-rate and affordable housing units and the first new construction on the historic Walter Reed campus
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Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on New Housing and Commercial Development on Walter Reed’s...

On Friday, March 29, at 3 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will break ground on The Brooks and Vale Buildings at the Parks at Walter Reed, located at the southwest corner of Georgia Avenue and Aspen Street, NW.
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Mayor Bowser Announces Job Creation and Affordable Housing Developments at 5th Annual March Madness

On Tuesday, March 26, at 2:15 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner will host the fifth annual March Madness, a special preview
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Mayor Bowser Makes Historic $138 Million Investment in Affordable Housing

Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 11 projects that will receive $138 million in DC Government funding to produce or preserve housing for more than 2,600 Washingtonians—including residents experiencing homelessness.
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Mayor Bowser Delivers New Affordable Housing, Community Amenities at The Beacon Center in Ward...

Mayor Bowser cut the ribbon at The Beacon Center, a mixed-use development in the Brightwood neighborhood of Ward 4 that includes 99 affordable housing units— as well
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Mayor Bowser to Lead National Dialogue on Affordable and Workforce Housing

 On Monday, March 11, at 10:15 am, Mayor Bowser will kick off the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference, promoting federal partnerships
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Mayor Bowser Unveils the Downtown Day Services Center for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) unveiled the new Downtown Day Services Center, a new resource in downtown DC
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Mayor Bowser to Unveil the Downtown Day Services Center for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Muriel Bowser along with members of her administration and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) will unveil and cut the ribbon on the Downtown Day

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Multi-Tenant Shop Building Shadow-anchored by...

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm arranged the sale of a multi-tenant shop building shadow-anchored by Sprouts Farmers Market

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Appraisal Institute Opens Valuation Profession’s Premier Event

More than 525 real estate professionals from around the world today attended the opening session of the valuation profession’s most important annual event, hosted by the Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers.