DC Office of Planning is proposing to the Zoning Commission a reduction in parking requirements for affordable housing in smaller buildings that are close to transit. This is good but the city can do more. We hope you will email the Zoning Commission to support these two amendments:
Get ready for an exciting Maryland General Assembly session now through April 8th! There’s a lot at stake – with Metro funding topping our list. To kick it off, we’ll start with our transportation list, but watch for an alert focused on housing, and more specific alerts on important budget hearings and bills.
With your help, we can help Capitol Heights Metro station turn into a safer, more walkable, vibrant mix of housing and businesses with great places to catch the bus and Metro.
The proposed zoning changes include making it easier to build in multifamily zones, allowing two-, three- or four-unit dwellings in single-family zones, expanding housing opportunities in transit-oriented development and eliminating minimum parking requirements near transit.
Our continued safe streets efforts in Culmore have prompted a second public meeting this Wednesday! Fairfax County and VDOT will be providing an update on safety improvement projects that were announced at last year’s packed community meeting where residents rallied for safer streets in the Culmore neighborhood of Bailey’s Crossroads.
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.