Affordable Housing in DC

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Testimony: Support for bills voiding exclusionary covenants (B25-480, 482, 481)

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We wish to express our support for B25-480, B25-482, and B25-481. We commend Councilmember Frumin and the other co-sponsors for bringing this legislation forward. This legislation advances the immediate goal of clearing obstacles to adding approximately 100 units of affordable housing for households earning 30-80 percent median family income to the Chevy Chase library site. Our affordable housing goals for the site is part of a shared statement with Washington Interfaith Network (WIN) and Ward3Vision. 

Testimony: Proposed rezoning of the U Street police/fire station sites (DC, Support)

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We want to again express our support for the proposed rezoning for the U Street police and fire station sites from MU-4 to MU-10. This proposal follows the land use designation change adopted in the 2021 Comprehensive Plan amendments and will make the site’s zoning consistent with the Future Land Use Map (FLUM). 

TAKE ACTION: Show up for a more inclusive Chevy Chase on Oct. 14 & 18

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Ward 3 residents like you have been urging the city to act boldly and build significant dedicated affordable, mixed income housing above the Chevy Chase community center and library. Opponents, however, are pushing back. That’s why we need you to show up at one of these two community meetings. 

CSG Support for Connecticut Avenue Development Guidelines

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We are pleased to express our support for the revised Development Guidelines for the commercial areas on Connecticut Avenue in the Cleveland Park and Woodley Park Historic Districts. The revised Development Guidelines will help us meet the Comprehensive Plan goals of increasing housing, and improving the mix of uses, while ensuring building forms that integrate with the historic districts and foster a people-friendly streetscape around the Cleveland Park and Woodley Park Metro stations. 

CSG Testimony for Connecticut Avenue Development Guidelines

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The revised Guidelines will help us meet the Comprehensive Plan goals of increasing housing, and improving the mix of uses, while ensuring building forms that integrate with the historic districts and foster a people-friendly streetscape around the Cleveland Park and Woodley Park Metro stations.