Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Historic Investments in Affordable Housing

Beacon Center Groundbreaking marks DC’s use of more than $100 million from the Housing Production Trust Fund

Washington, DC – (RealEstateRama) — On Friday, Mayor Bowser will join District leaders to celebrate a promise fulfilled: the unprecedented expenditure of $100 million from the Housing Production Trust Fund. The $100 million investment is supporting 19 projects that will create or preserve more than 1,200 affordable housing units. Since coming into office, Mayor Bowser has committed $100 million annually to the fund – more than any city per capita in the country.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser

The Mayor will celebrate this historic achievement in creating and preserving affordable housing at the groundbreaking for the Beacon Center, a mixed-use development in Ward 4 that will feature 99 affordable housing units as well as community space and the project that pushed the District over the $100 million mark.

WHEN:

Friday, October 7 at 11 am

WHO:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Polly Donaldson, Director of the Department of Housing and Community Development
Councilmember Brandon Todd, Ward 4
Todd Lee, DC Housing Finance Agency Director
Dr. Joseph W. Daniels, Jr., Senior Pastor, Emory United Methodist Church

WHERE:

Future Site of the Beacon Center
6100 Georgia Avenue, NW
*Closest Metro: Takoma Metro Station*
*Bus Lines: 70, 79*

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The mission of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is to create and preserve opportunities for affordable housing and economic development and to revitalize underserved communities in the District of Columbia.

Contact:

Phone: (202) 442-7200
Fax: (202) 645-6727

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