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Mayor Bowser to Host Housing Rally in Support of Workforce and Affordable Housing Investments

Thursday, May 9, 2019

(Washington, DC) – On Friday, May 10, at 11 am, Mayor Bowser will host a rally to highlight her Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal’s increased affordable housing investments, including a new $20 million Workforce Housing Fund to create and preserve housing for teachers, first responders, social workers, hospitality workers, and others who serve DC.

Mayor Bowser will also make announcements regarding her 2025 housing goals and the District’s Comprehensive Plan.

The rally will occur at the site of Phase 3 of Cynthia Townhomes, a workforce housing project coming to Ward 7.

Friday, May 10, at 11 am
Mayor Muriel Bowser
At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds
Brian T. Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Polly Donaldson, Director, DC Department of Housing and Community Development
Andrew Trueblood, Director, DC Office of Planning
Todd Lee, Executive Director/CEO, DC Housing Finance Agency
Stockton Williams, Executive Director of the National Council of State Housing Agencies 

827 F Street, SE
*Closest Metro Station: Benning Road Station*
*Bus Routes: U5, U6*

All reporters and other media 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).