House Of Representatives

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under House Of Representatives, from most recent to least.

House of Representatives Passes DC Statehood Bill

House of Representatives Passes DC Statehood Bill

Nena Perry-Brown | June 26th 2020

The bill is still expected to fail in the Senate. ... 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 »

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 »

DC Statehood Bill Passes House Committee

DC Statehood Bill Passes House Committee

Nena Perry-Brown | February 11th 2020

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives' Oversight and Reform Committee voted in favor by a vote of 21-16. ... read »

The Case Against DC Statehood

The Case Against DC Statehood

Nena Perry-Brown | September 19th 2019

As the first hearing on DC Statehood since 1993 is in recess, UrbanTurf takes a look at some of the arguments against the District becoming the... read »

How the Senate Tax Reform Bill Would Affect DC-Area Homeowners

How the Senate Tax Reform Bill Would Affect DC-Area Homeowners

Nena Perry-Brown | December 4th 2017

In the wake of the U.S. Senate passing a tax reform bill late last week, UrbanTurf summarizes how the bill would impact current and aspiring... read »

How the Two Tax Bills Would Affect the Local and National Housing Markets

How the Two Tax Bills Would Affect the Local and National Housing Markets

Nena Perry-Brown | November 13th 2017

In light of the US Senate putting forth its own version of a tax reform bill, here's a closer look at how that bill and the one released by the House... read »

House Approval Sets Stage For January Groundbreaking in Southwest Waterfront

House Approval Sets Stage For January Groundbreaking in Southwest Waterfront

UrbanTurf Staff | June 27th 2012

Late Tuesday afternoon, The House of Representatives voted to approve a measure that will help the redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront move... read »

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Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

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Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

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Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

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Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

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Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

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Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

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