Author: Vivian Blair

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JBG Smith Secures $78M for Workforce Housing Fund

WASHINGTON, DC—Almost a year after JBG Smith and the non-profit Federal City Council announced their affordable housing program, the REIT has held an initial closing of $78 million for the fund. The program is called Washington Housing Initiative and it has the goal of preserving or building between 2,000 and 3,000 units of workforce housing […]

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7 REASONS WHY YOUNG PEOPLE LOVE LIVING IN WASHINGTON DC

Originally posted on https://www.thevintage.com/blog/2019/02/14/7-reasons-why-young-people-love-living-in-washington-dc/ Are you ready to leave your hometown behind and explore another part of this vast country? This may seem like a great adventure, but you’ll soon realize that moving is hard. You’ll want to settle down in a location that you can stay in for at least a few years. While […]

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DC Lottery

WASHINGTON _ These Dist. of Columbia lotteries were drawn Friday: 6-3 (six, three) 7-2-0 (seven, two, zero) 5-2-5-4 (five, two, five, four) 0-1-1-4-3 (zero, one, one, four, three) Estimated jackpot: $267 million Estimated jackpot: $348 million Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Source […]

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The NRP Group Breaks Ground on 272-Unit Apartment Community Outside Washington, D.C.

CLARKSBURG, Md., Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The NRP Group, a vertically integrated, best-in-class developer, builder, and manager of multifamily housing, has broken ground on The Axiom at Cabin Branch, an upscale 272-unit rental apartment community in Cabin Branch, Montgomery County’s new neo-traditional development in Clarksburg, Maryland. Axiom will be directly adjacent to the new […]

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Ryan Donovan statement on Mike Crapo housing finance reform outline

“America’s credit unions play an increasingly vital role in the housing finance marketplace and depend upon the secondary market to provide liquidity for mortgage credit. We applaud Chairman Crapo for his initiative in proposing a legislative solution to one of the most important, unresolved issues remaining from the financial crisis—reforming the secondary mortgage market. Credit […]