Mayor Bowser to Open New Fire and EMS Station and Affordable Housing Preservation Complex at West End Square 50

(Washington, DC) – (RealEstateRama) — On Friday, May 12, at 3 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will celebrate the completion of West End Square 50, a new development that will serve as the home for DC Fire and EMS Engine No. 1 and 52 affordable housing units in the Foggy Bottom community. The 110,000 square feet project is a unique multi-use building with a 15,000 square-foot state-of-the-art fire station and affordable housing units for households at or below 60 percent area median income.

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Mayor Muriel Bowser

As part of Mayor’s Bowser Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal, the Mayor remains dedicated to producing, preserving, and protecting affordable housing by committing another $100 million to the Housing Production Trust Fund. This investment will continue to support grants and loans, thus yielding more affordable housing for DC residents.

WHO:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Jack Evans, Ward 2
Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor, Planning and Economic Development
Edward Mills, Assistant Fire Chief, Fire and EMS
Polly Donaldson, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development

WHEN:

Friday, May 12, at 3 pm

WHERE:

West End Square 50
2225 M Street, NW
*Closest Metros: Farragut North and Farragut West Metro Stations*

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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