Mayor Bowser Kicks Off June Housing Bloom by Launching Fund to Help Nonprofits Finance Affordable Housing

(WASHINGTON, DC) – (RealEstateRama) — Mayor Muriel Bowser today kicked off June Housing Bloom by opening the application period for the Oramenta Newsome Predevelopment Loan, a new $2 million fund to help non-profit developers secure the early capital needed to get affordable housing projects off the ground faster. Mayor Muriel Bowser “June Housing Bloom is […]

Old Town Alexandria’s MetroStage theater could become a housing development

SK + I Architecture Old Town Alexandria’s MetroStage theater’s building near the Potomac River could become a multi-family housing development. The Washington Business Journal reports that developer Carr Cos. along with architect SK&I will present a proposed redevelopment of 1201 N. Royal St. to the Old Town North Urban Design Committee on June 6. The […]

JBG SMITH Announces Washington Housing Initiative – Baltimore Business Journal

An Innovative, Collaborative Approach to Increase Affordable Workforce Housing CHEVY CHASE, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE) JBG SMITH Properties (NYSE: JBGS), a leading owner and developer of high-quality, mixed-use properties in the Washington, DC market, and the Federal City Council, a non-profit comprising the area’s top business, professional, educational and civic leaders, announced the launch of the Washington […]

CVS to end sales of SmarTrip cards in Washington DC

CVS stores will stop selling SmarTrip cards, discontinuing a program that allows Washington-area commuters to reload their fare card. The Washington Post reports the drugstore giant said in a letter that it’s terminating the agreement it has had with the transit agency since December 2008, effective June 1. The transit agency says it tried to […]