Lincoln Heights Residents E...

Residents at Lincoln Heights were treated to a free lunch today from PinkE’S EATS! Progressive National Baptist Convention, developers of Providence Place, wanted to show their appreciation to the community for living beside their construction project by providing 250 lunches. They had assistance from the Lincoln Heights Resident Council and the District’s New Communities Initiative.

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DCHA’s New Resident Council...

More than 70 District of Columbia Housing Authority Resident Council officers were sworn-in by Board of Commissioners Chairman Neil Albert this week. The elections, which were held on September 9 and 10, allow residents to choose leadership in their individual communities. Resident councils represent their neighbors  and work to improve the quality of life for

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DCHA Employees Give Back to...

Some 350 District of Columbia Housing Authority employees spread out throughout the agency’s senior portfolio Friday, October 1, to plant flowers, paint, and work on other improvements that upgraded the curb appeal and brightened the communities’ properties.   “Taking care of this city’s most valuable residents, its seniors, and providing them with a better quality

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DCHA Executive Director Fea...

Brenda Donald is, by her own admission, still pretty new to the world of real estate. Yet she finds herself at the helm of D.C.’s largest landlord, becoming the latest executive charged with engineering a turnaround for the D.C. Housing Authority. “I wasn’t a social worker either and I ran D.C.’s child welfare agency,” Donald

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Langston Terrace Celebrates...

The Langston Terrace community celebrated its 83rd anniversary as well as the end of summer. Community members were treated to a bounce house, music, and food on Saturday, August 28, as part of the annual festivities around the anniversary of the oldest public housing built in Washington, D.C. Langston Terrace, a national historic landmark, is

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Summer Fun for Youth and Se...

Lincoln Heights youth and senior programs had some fun in the sun with a Paint and Sip event to close out their summer activities. They were treated to hot dogs and hamburgers while they created paintings and enjoyed each others’ company on August 25. The youth also received backpacks, school supplies, trophies, winter coats, and

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DCHA Appoints New Executive...

Today, the District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Interim Executive Director Brenda Donald to executive director. “Since my arrival in June, I have met some of our residents, many members of the DCHA team and other stakeholders. I have been doing my homework and have a good sense of the

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CESP Awards More Than $55,0...

More than $55,000 in scholarships were awarded to 19 students furthering their education as part of the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Commitment to Excellence Scholarship Program. The CESP awards, which were given out at a ceremony on August 4, provide financial assistance to DCHA customers who demonstrate a financial need and academic leadership. Applicants

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DCHA RESIDENT COUNCIL ELECT...

SPECIAL NOTICE: COVID-19 AND THE COUNCIL ELECTIONS The 2020 District of Columbia Housing Authority resident council elections were delayed due to COVID-19. While it has always been important to ensure elections are fair, transparent, and accessible, DCHA and Resident Participation Services PLLC have been working to include safety precautions as an important criteria in the

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DCHA Customers Benefit from...

Hundreds of District of Columbia Housing Authority  families will benefit from a generous donation of lightly used appliances from Sonder, a tech-enabled hospitality company that aims to redefine the travel experience through inspiring design and modern service. Approximately 200 electric appliances including refrigerators, stoves and ranges, dishwashers, and microwaves were recently donated to DCHA for

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