Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on Capitol Vista, Delivering 3rd Affordable Housing Project in Mt. Vernon Area in Past 4 Months

Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on Capitol Vista, Delivering 3rd Affordable Housing Project in Mt. Vernon Area in Past 4 Months

Capitol Vista to Produce 104 Affordable Units in Amenity-Rich Neighborhood Close to Transit, Shopping, Job Centers, and More

(WASHINGTON, DC) – (RealEstateRama) — On Tuesday, September 25, at 12 pm, Mayor Bowser will break ground on Capitol Vista, a 104-unit affordable housing community in the amenity-rich Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in Ward 6. This groundbreaking follows recent affordable housing announcements by Mayor Bowser in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood, which include the grand opening of Plaza West, a 223-unit affordable housing community for seniors, families, and “grandfamilies,” and a groundbreaking on Liberty Place, an affordable housing project which will deliver permanent supportive housing units for those experiencing homelessness and units for veterans.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Vista will be a 100 percent affordable community with 3,000 square feet of ground floor retail and space for public art. All 104 of the new residential units will be set aside for households earning up to 50 percent of the median family income (MFI) or $58,600 for a family of four.

This groundbreaking is part of #RootstoRoofs Housing Week, a series of events highlighting the Bowser Administration’s progress in creating and preserving affordable housing options across the District. The variety of options showcases the Mayor’s commitment to providing all Washingtonians a fair shot and a pathway to the middle class.

WHEN:

Tuesday, September 25, at 12 pm

WHO:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Charles Allen, Ward 6
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Alex Padro, Commissioner, ANC 6E
Buwa Binitie, Managing Principal, Dantes Partners
Corey Powell, Chief Operating Officer, Dantes Partners
Douglas Dillon, Chief Lending Officer, Industrial Bank

WHERE:

810 New Jersey Avenue, NW
*Closest Metro: Judiciary Square Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to ">. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).

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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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