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Updates to the DC Comprehensive Plan Pass!

Updates to the DC Comprehensive Plan Pass!

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Photo credit: Ted Eytan, Flickr On May 18, after five years of advocacy and hard work, the DC Council voted unanimously to approve the amendments to the 2006 Comprehensive Plan. Thanks to all those who have taken action over these five years to convince the city to do more to
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Room for more housing proposed from Friendship Heights to Tenleytown.

Press Statement: CSG lauds final vote on DC Comp Plan update

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Contact: Cheryl Cort, cheryl@smartergrowth.net We are grateful that yesterday the DC Council has finally adopted the Comp Plan update to amend the woefully out of date 2006 plan. Through the process, advocates worked with the Council and DC Office of Planning to create a much better document to guide the
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CSG memo on 80% MFI income targeting in DC Comp Plan

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CSG-Revise-80-MFI-amendments-B24-1-2Download
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RELEASE: DC homeowners get help to build ADUs on their lots

RELEASE: DC homeowners get help to build ADUs on their lots

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CSG-UPO ADU manual press release 1-12-2021Download
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ADU D.C. Homeowner's Manual

ADU D.C. Homeowner’s Manual

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How to Build an Accessory Apartment or Second Dwelling in the District of Columbia The ADU D.C. Homeowner's Manual is a product of the year-long ADU DC initiative launched in the spring of 2019. This effort was made possible with the support of founding funder Citi, and led by the
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