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Mayor Muriel Bowser

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.

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VA publishes Interim Final Rule for Legal Services for Veterans Grant Program

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge went to Spring Flats to announce HUD's Our Way Home initiative, a national effort
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Mayor Bowser Highlights Over $1.4 Billion Dollars Invested in the Housing Production Trust Fund...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge went to Spring Flats
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Mayor Bowser Announces DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the creation of the DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force, which will advise on priority projects to be funded through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
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Mayor Bowser to Announce DC Build Back Better Infrastructure Task Force and Highlight FY23...

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On Thursday, March 24, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser invites residents and community partners to join her at Union Station as she announces the DC Build Back Better Infrastructure
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Mayor Bowser Unveils New Tools to Add Affordable Housing

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Rock Creek West Roadmap, Cash 2 Covenant Request for Proposals, and Faith-Based Housing Request for Applications to Further 36,000 by 2025 Goals.
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October New Home Purchase Mortgage Applications Decreased 15.2 Percent

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The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Builder Application Survey (BAS) data for October 2021 shows mortgage applications for new home purchases decreased 15.2 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to September 2021, applications increased

Mayor Bowser Urges United States Department of Treasury to Expedite Emergency Rental Assistance Reallocation

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Mayor Muriel Bowser called on the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) to expedite the reallocation of Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funds from jurisdictions that have excess funds that have not been obligated. The District has requested from Treasury its final payment of the allotted $352 million, which is almost fully allocated to support residents with rent and utility assistance.
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Mayor Bowser Unveils Unprecedented $400M Investment in Housing Production Trust Fund

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This Investment Brings the Total Investment in the Housing Production Trust Fund to $1 Billion in Her Time as Mayor, EquityRFP Also Announced for 1234 Good Hope Rd SE to Create Homeownership Opportunities
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DC Native and Comedy Legend Dave Chappelle Returns Home to the District

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This weekend, Emmy and Grammy Award winning screenwriter, television and film producer and actor, Dave Chappelle returns to Washington, DC. The comedy icon will appear at two notable District venues this weekend, The Anthem at The Wharf
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Mayor Bowser Highlights $59 Million Investment in Reducing Gun Violence and Building Safer Neighborhoods

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Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by public safety officials and gun violence prevention advocates at the Douglass Community Center to highlight her $59 million investment in reducing gun violence
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Mayor Bowser Announces Community Land Trust Approach to Revitalize Langston-Slater Schools Site

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Mayor Bowser and Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John Falcicchio announced new progress in redeveloping the Langston and Slater Schools by partnering
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Mayor Bowser Announces $66 Million Investment from the Housing Production Trust Fund to Protect...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced the selection of 9 projects that will produce and preserve over 1,100 affordable
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Mayor Bowser Announces Five New Businesses Coming to Skyland Town Center, Celebrates 263 New...

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As part of March Madness, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced new progress at Skyland Town Center in Ward 7, including the beginning of residential leasing and five new food service leases.
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Mayor Bowser Funds 10 Projects to Build and Preserve 940 Affordable Homes

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Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 10 projects that will produce and preserve 940 affordable homes and more than 300 market rate homes. The affordable housing projects are being funded primarily through a $66 million investment
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Mayor Bowser Announces Financing to Preserve 102 Affordable Homes

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has closed several loans from the Oramenta Newsome Predevelopment Loan Program, which offers nonprofit developers and housing cooperatives
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Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on New Affordable Senior Housing Honoring Late Todd A. Lee

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Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, and the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) celebrated the groundbreaking of the Todd A. Lee Senior
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Mayor Bowser Cuts Ribbon on The Aya, Ward 6’s Short-Term Family Housing Program

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Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon to The Aya, the Short-Term Family Housing site in Ward 6 and the latest of the eight sites opening in the District. This ribbon cutting is part of Mayor Bower’s strategic plan to end homelessness
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Mayor Bowser to Lead Conversation on Housing Equity in the District at Howard Theatre

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On Saturday, February 8, at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser, led by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, the DC Office of Planning, the DC Department of Housing and Community Development
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Mayor Bowser Awards Grants to Local Organizations to Provide Housing Counseling, Small Business Assistance,...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced awards of nearly $13.5 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
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New Population, New Year, New Housing

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The Bowser Administration is kicking off a new year focused on the Mayor’s bold goal of building 36,000 new homes by 2025 by highlighting new population data recently released the by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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