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Mayor Bowser to Celebrate Tenants’ Success in Preserving Affordable Housing in Brightwood Neighborhood

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, September 26, at 11:30 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join the residents of the Ft. Stevens Place Apartments to cut the ribbon and celebrate the preservation of affordable housing in the Brightwood neighborhood of Ward 4. The tenants, who organized and exercised their right to purchase the building through the District’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA), were able to ensure the 59-unit building will remain affordable for at least another 40 years. 

When:
Thursday, September 26, at 11:30 am

Who:
Mayor Bowser
Councilmember Brandon Todd, Ward 4
Polly Donaldson, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development
Brian McLaughlin, President and CEO, Enterprise Community Development 
Christopher LoPiano, Senior Vice President, Community Preservation and Development Corporation 
Steve Smith, Senior Vice President, SunTrust Community Capital

Where:
Fort Stevens Place Apartments
1339 Fort Stevens Drive, NW
*Closest Metro Station: Takoma Station*
*Closest Bus Routes: 52, 54, 59, 70, S2, S4

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).