Tell DHCD: Work for D.C. Residents, Not Slumlords and Millionaires

We need your help to ensure the District of Columbia focuses its policies and resources on preserving affordable housing for our residents. Lately, the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has been working instead to feed the profits of corporate developers and known slumlords. It is time for that to change.

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Upcoming Events - March 2015

You can join us for these events in March and help us build the movement against gentrification.

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Bringing the Message to the D.C. Council

On February 26, Justice First, along with a range of individuals and organizations supporting affordable housing, testified in front of the D.C. Council during their annual oversight hearing of housing agencies. Justice First and the Alabama Ave./13th St. Tenants Coalition, with whom we are working around Congress Heights to prevent displacement, testified to put a spotlight on corruption, abuse and waste regarding the provision of funds in District housing agencies.

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Tenants Speak out at the Zoning Commission

Read testimony from Congress Heights residents opposing Sanford Capital's PUD at a Jan. 22, 2015, hearing of the D.C. Zoning Commission.

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