Mayor Bowser to Hold Press Conference on DC Statehood and Preservation of Affordable Housing

WASHINGTON, DC – (RealEstateRama) — On Wednesday, Mayor Bowser will hold a press conference to give an update on DC statehood. The Mayor will also release the final report from the DC Housing Preservation Strike Force, an 18-member panel charged with recommending an action plan to preserve the District’s existing supply of affordable housing.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser

The 28-page report outlines a proactive strategy for preserving affordable housing units in Washington, DC by 2020. During the press conference, Mayor Bowser will also announce the winners of 13 projects that will produce or preserve more than 1,200 affordable housing units across the District as part of DC’s Housing Production Trust Fund.

WHEN:
Wednesday, November 9 at 11 am

WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Polly Donaldson, Director of Department of Housing and Community Development
DC Housing Preservation Strike Force Members

WHERE:
John A. Wilson Building
Mayor’s Press Briefing Room (G9)
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

*Closest Metros: Federal Triangle and Metro Center Metro Stations*
*Bus Lines: 32, 34, 36*

Press planning to attend the event are asked to RSVP to ">.

CONTACT:
LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011;
Gwendolyn Cofield (DHCD) – (202) 657-8489;

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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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