Mayor Bowser to Break Ground On Affordable Housing in Ward 7

Washington, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — On Tuesday, Mayor Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner will break ground on Deanwood Hills, a 150-unit affordable housing development located at 5201 Hayes Street, NE in Ward 7. This project is part of the New Communities Initiative (NCI), a District effort to revitalize some of DC’s most underserved neighborhoods. The groundbreaking represents the first activity on an NCI development in nearly four years.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 15 at 11 am

WHO:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Todd Lee, DC Housing Finance Agency Director
Adrianne Todman, DC Housing Authority Director

WHERE:

5201 Hayes Street, NE

*Closest Metro: Deanwood Metro Station
*Bus Lines: W4, V2, V4*

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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.

Contact:

Phone: (202) 727-2643

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