Mayor Bowser to Lead National Dialogue on Affordable and Workforce Housing
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Mayor Bowser to Lead National Dialogue on Affordable and Workforce Housing

(Washington, DC) — (RealEstateRama) — 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 to improve infrastructure and housing affordability across the country. During this conference, Mayor Bowser will convene the National League of Cities housing taskforce, which she chairs. Discussions will focus on strategies to ensure that every American has access to safe, affordable and stable housing options.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser

The Mayor will also lead discussions on framing the aspirations of city leaders on their ideal housing solutions and what federal resources, reforms and supports would be most helpful to cities. The work of the taskforce will be memorialized in a report to be presented at the NLC Summer 2019 Leadership Meeting.

Media are invited to cover introductory remarks at the start of the conference. Mayor Bowser and NLC Leadership will address members of the press once the introductory remarks have concluded.
WHEN:
Monday, March 11, at 10:15 am

WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, NLC President
Clarence Anthony, NLC Executive Director
Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston, MA
NLC Housing Task Force Members

WHERE:
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Marriott Ballroom
2660 Woodley Road, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Station*
All reporters and other media 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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