Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Obama, from most recent to least.

Obamas Purchase Kalorama Home For $8.1 Million

Obamas Purchase Kalorama Home For $8.1 Million

UrbanTurf Staff | May 31st 2017

It appears that the Obamas may stay in Washington, DC a bit longer than originally planned. ... read »

Obama, The Tenant: A Chat With The President’s DC Landlord

Obama, The Tenant: A Chat With The President’s DC Landlord

Shilpi Paul | January 17th 2017 | 8 Comments

When Johnsie Walsh rented a unit in her Stanton Park apartment building to a newly-elected senator named Barack Obama in 2005, she had no idea that... read »

Obama Calls on Cities to Loosen Zoning Restrictions

Obama Calls on Cities to Loosen Zoning Restrictions

Nena Perry-Brown | September 26th 2016 | 2 Comments

Today, the Obama administration is calling on cities and counties to explore reforming the rules governing housing, land use and construction in... read »

The Obama’s Next Neighborhood

The Obama’s Next Neighborhood

Nena Perry-Brown | May 24th 2016

The National Journal reports that the first family plans on renting a house in Kalorama after the President's term ends in January, but it is not yet... read »

Obama To Announce Reduction in Insurance Premiums for FHA Loans

Obama To Announce Reduction in Insurance Premiums for FHA Loans

UrbanTurf Staff | January 7th 2015

The president is slated to make an announcement on Thursday that will make many potential homebuyers happy. ... read »

Obama Proposes Fixes For the Housing Market, Ending Fannie and Freddie

Obama Proposes Fixes For the Housing Market, Ending Fannie and Freddie

Shilpi Paul | August 7th 2013

In a speech on Tuesday afternoon, President Obama laid out a few ideas on how to strengthen the housing market, and called for reforming the two... read »

Obama Encouraging Lenders To Loosen Their Restrictions

Obama Encouraging Lenders To Loosen Their Restrictions

Shilpi Paul | April 3rd 2013 | 7 Comments

In a move that worries some, the Obama administration is encouraging lenders to make home loans available to those with weaker credit, The Washington... read »

Bigwig Digs: Inaugural Edition

Bigwig Digs: Inaugural Edition

UrbanTurf Staff | January 21st 2013 | 1 Comment

In honor of today's festivities, after the jump are the three most recent additions to Bigwig Digs, all of them presidential. ... read »

The Political Leanings of Maryland Zip Codes

The Political Leanings of Maryland Zip Codes

Shilpi Paul | November 2nd 2012

In light of next week's election, UrbanTurf has been digging into campaign donation data for the DC area to find out where Barack Obama and Mitt... read »

Obama’s Manhattan Apartment Now Fetches $2,400 a Month

Obama’s Manhattan Apartment Now Fetches $2,400 a Month

UrbanTurf Staff | August 15th 2012 | 2 Comments

When he lived there in the early 1980s, President Barack Obama paid just $360 a month for his New York City apartment. The rent has increased a... 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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