25,000 Residences and Counting: DC 70% of Way Towards Meeting 2025 Housing Production Goals

  • November 3rd 2022

by UrbanTurf Staff

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DC is 70% of the way towards meeting Mayor Muriel Bowser's goal of producing 36,000 new housing units by 2025.

Approximately 25,000 units delivered between January 2019 and September 2022, per the latest data available on the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) dashboard. This represents 69% of the desired total.

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Of the units produced, 6,243 are affordable, more than 50% of the goal for affordable housing production. Under the current framework, any units that cost no more than 30 percent of household income for households earning up to 80 percent of median family income count toward  "affordable housing”. 

A report released in 2019 further specified affordable housing production goals for each of the city's ten planning areas. The graphic above details where those areas are with progress towards housing production. 

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/25000_residences_dc_70_of_way_to_meeting_2025_housing_production_goals/20275.

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