These 7 states have the worst homelessness crises in the US. They also have some of the most expensive housing.

Talk of homelessness in America tends to center on the most visible crises: open-air drug markets in San Francisco, crowded encampments in Los Angeles, cardboard shelters in New York, and tent cities in Seattle. But even these harrowing conditions don’t capture the full scope of homelessness in the US. Although homelessness is declining by around […]

‘I’m just so grateful’ | Formerly homeless family move into their first apartment in DC

WASHINGTON — Stephanie Hill and Eric McCray juggled their three small children at a meeting on a Southeast, DC conference room Wednesday morning while listening to rental conditions. Two-year-old twins Marley and Mason spun on chairs, while mom bounced 3-month-old Eric on her knee. The formerly homeless family is signing a lease for their very […]

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 […]