(Washington, DC) - The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced today a public hearing concerning the proposed disposition of the vacant properties auctioned by the District. The hearing will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at 6 pm at 441 4th Street, NW (One Judiciary Square) inside the Old Council Chamber. The properties are as follows:
|Ward||Property Address||Square||Lot||Buyer Name|
|1||756 Park Road, NW||2894||843||Thomas Allan Swarm|
|5||1800 M Street, NE||4445||124||Kayla McDonald and Sandra McDonald Spence|
The purpose of the hearing is to notify the public about the selling of the properties, to identify the buyers of the properties, and to give District residents the opportunity to present their views concerning the sales.
Individuals who would like to present oral testimony at the hearing are encouraged to register in advance either by e-mailing Andrea Lee at [email protected], or by calling (202) 478-1355. Please provide your name, address, telephone number, and organization affiliation, if applicable. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) relay service is available by calling (800) 201-7165. A sign language interpreter and language translation services are available upon request by calling Pamela Hillsman at (202) 442-7251. Individuals who require language translation should specify their language (ie Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese-Mandarin/Cantonese, Amharic, or French). Language translation services will be provided to pre-registered persons only. The deadline to request the services of an interpreter is seven (7) days prior to the hearing.
Written statements will also be accepted at the hearing and by mail addressed to: Leila Finucane Edmonds, Director, DC Department of Housing and Community Development, ATTN: PADD, 1800 Martin Luther King Jr., Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020 no later than 4:45 pm on Wednesday, May 6, 2009.