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A Proposed Bill Would Give DC More Autonomy Over Development in the City

A Proposed Bill Would Give DC More Autonomy Over Development in the City

Nena Perry-Brown | August 31st 2021

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton re-introduced the National Capital Planning Commission District of Columbia Home Rule Act, which would rescind... read »

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on DC Statehood for First Time in Seven Years

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on DC Statehood for First Time in Seven Years

Nena Perry-Brown | June 22nd 2021

S.51 would still face an uphill battle to passage in the Senate; the House of Representatives passed a version of the bill two months ago for the... read »

The Details of President Biden’s Proposed $213 Billion Housing Plan

The Details of President Biden’s Proposed $213 Billion Housing Plan

Nena Perry-Brown | June 10th 2021

The proposal suggests using a combination of programs to incentivize eliminating exclusionary zoning and producing and preserving affordable housing. ... read »

With Nearly Half of DC Renters Rent-Burdened, Urban Institute Recommends Federal Housing Relief

With Nearly Half of DC Renters Rent-Burdened, Urban Institute Recommends Federal Housing Relief

Nena Perry-Brown | August 10th 2020

Maryland and DC are two areas hardest hit by the pandemic-amplifying housing crisis. ... read »

White House Advisor Suggests COVID Relief Bill Will Extend Eviction Moratorium

White House Advisor Suggests COVID Relief Bill Will Extend Eviction Moratorium

Nena Perry-Brown | July 27th 2020

Republicans are expected to introduce a bill today that will extend the federal moratorium (and send out another round of $1,200 checks). ... read »

DC Statehood Vote in House of Representatives Scheduled For Next Week

DC Statehood Vote in House of Representatives Scheduled For Next Week

Nena Perry-Brown | June 16th 2020

Statehood has won more support in Congress amid criticism of federal intervention in the recent protests in DC. ... read »

HUD, FHFA Suspend all Foreclosures and Evictions Through April

HUD, FHFA Suspend all Foreclosures and Evictions Through April

Nena Perry-Brown | March 18th 2020

The news came during a White House briefing this afternoon. ... read »

Yes In My Backyard? YIMBY Bill Moves Forward in House Committee

Yes In My Backyard? YIMBY Bill Moves Forward in House Committee

Nena Perry-Brown | February 28th 2020

This morning, the House Financial Services Committee voted to advance two bills which intend to alleviate the nationwide housing affordability... read »

Executive Order Expected to Grease the Wheels in Opportunity Zones

Executive Order Expected to Grease the Wheels in Opportunity Zones

Nena Perry-Brown | December 12th 2018

DC announced its 25 Opportunity Zones earlier this year. ... read »

Should DC Pick up the Tab for TAG?

Should DC Pick up the Tab for TAG?

Nena Perry-Brown | February 15th 2018

If the federal budget omits funding for the Tuition Assistance Grant program, what should DC do? ... read »

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