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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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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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Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on Shepherd Park Community Center Modernization

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Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), and the Department of General Services (DGS) broke ground on the modernization of Shepherd Park Community Center.
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Mayor Bowser Celebrates DC Family of Six Receiving Stable Housing Through Annual “A Home...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated the Gonzalez family as they moved into their permanent home as part of the District’s “A Home for the Holidays” campaign. This celebration marks week three of the Mayor’s 2019-2020 A Home for the Holidays campaign
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Bowser Administration to Lead Town Hall on Housing Equity in the District

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On Saturday, December 7, at 12:30 p.m., the Bowser Administration, led by the DC Office of Planning (OP) and the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
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Mayor Bowser to Announce New Homebuyer Program for DC’s Public Educators

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On Wednesday, October 30, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join District officials and representatives from Landed to announce a new homebuyer program that will offer financial assistance and guidance to teachers, school administrators, and staff at DC Public Schools and public charter schools.
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Mayor Bowser Celebrates Reimagined Grimke School as New Housing and Renovated African American Civil...

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As part of #DCHousingWeek, Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, and Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau celebrated the start of construction on the redevelopment of the former Grimke School
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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate the Transformation of Grimke School into New Housing and Renovated...

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On Thursday, October 17, at 4 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will break ground on the redevelopment of the former Grimke School, a mixed-use site in Ward 1 that will deliver 68 homes, including 21 affordable units
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Mayor Bowser Rolls Out Fair Shot Investments

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On the first day of the new fiscal year, Mayor Bowser began rolling out the investments made in her Fiscal Year 2020 Fair Shot budget. In addition to these investments, the DC Government is processing cost of living adjustments for DC Government employees
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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Tenants’ Success in Preserving Affordable Housing in Brightwood Neighborhood

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On Thursday, September 26, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join the residents of the Ft. Stevens Place Apartments to cut the ribbon and celebrate the preservation of affordable housing in the Brightwood neighborhood of Ward 4.
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Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on 179 Affordable Homes in Ward 7, Delivers on the...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent Gray, and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) broke ground on two 100% affordable housing communities, Providence Place and the Strand Residences
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Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on Two New Communities, Delivering 179 Affordable Homes to...

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On Wednesday, August 28, at 3 pm and 3:45 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will break ground on two 100% affordable communities, Providence Place and the Strand Residences
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While the Federal Government Aims to Warehouse Children, Mayor Bowser Displays Model for Short-Term...

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Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on The Sterling, the District’s short-term family housing site in Ward 5, the first of three sites opening in 2019 and winter 2020. This opening continues the momentum toward making homelessness rare
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Mayor Bowser Announces First National Housing Trust Fund Project Financed in Washington, DC

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced 1736 Rhode Island Avenue, NE, as the first affordable housing project in Washington, DC financed in part by the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF).
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Mayor Bowser Announces First Affordable Housing Projects Supported by Oramenta Newsome Predevelopment Loan Program

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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has closed initial loans for two affordable housing projects in Ward 1 funded

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FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.

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FEMA

FEMA Offers Free Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Stores

Disaster survivors affected by the severe storms and floods from Tropical Storm Imelda, can visit local home improvement stores in Houston, Pasadena and Webster for rebuilding tips from mitigation experts.