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“DCHA is proud that we’re not just a one-stop-shop to create housing. Our mission is also to foster sustainable communities and cultivate opportunities for residents to improve their lives. It is very important to understand how safety protocols during the extended COVID-19 public health emergency can financially impact our residents,” said DCHA Executive Director Tyrone

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DCHA Hosts Back 2 Business ...

  More than 30 people attended the second Back 2 Business, a Small Business Administration Day event held in partnership with the District of Columbia Housing Authority. The event, presented virtually on September 25, featured resources and professional services that assist entrepreneurs and business owners start and grow their businesses in D.C. All of the

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DCHA Customers Benefit from...

    Residents and neighbors of the greater Greenleaf community were the first community to benefit from the new partnership with health and community support providers this week. The District of Columbia Housing Authority entered into a partnership with The Not-for-Profit Hospital Corporation commonly referred to as United Medical Center and the George Washington University

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The District of Columbia Housing Authority today announced it has partnered with Woebot Health to offer Woebot, a smartphone-based general wellness program for stress and low mood, to all of DCHA’s 800 employees and to a pilot group of 450 residents living in the authority’s affordable housing communities. “Our community is facing many challenges this

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UMC Mobile Clinic to Visit ...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority has partnered with the United Medical Center’s Mobile Health Unit to bring medical services directly into our communities. Beginning next week, the mobile clinic will offer COVID-19 testing, as well as primary and preventive health care screenings at the greater Greenleaf community and Benning Terrace. On Monday, September 28,

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Mural Unveiled at Hopkins A...

  The farm at Hopkins Apartments has even more color now. A community mural was unveiled last week, completed with the hard work of residents and local artists, Mark Garrett and Deitrich Williams, as an addition to the D.C. Housing Authority’s Hopkins Farm and Orchard. “Bringing together residents of all ages to work outside on

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On September 14, 2020, the District of Columbia Housing Authority filed a motion to dismiss and motion for summary judgment in response to the complaint filed against the authority and Executive Director Tyrone Garrett by Chelsea Andrews, DCHA’s former general counsel. On April 8, 2020, DCHA, amidst the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, immediately prioritized

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DCHA and the Office of the ...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority has agreed with the Office of the Attorney General on specific actions the agency will take to implement its plan of crime prevention at 10 of its properties. The agreement outlines enhanced security plans that include more high-definition security cameras, better lighting, and increased patrols, among other efforts. “The

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DCHA Leveraging Technology ...

  After two years of in-person community meetings on the Transformation Plan and other development initiatives, the District of Columbia Housing Authority used technology to successfully complete its first round of several required resident engagement meetings in its communities that will soon see capital improvements in conjunction with the federal RAD program.. The RAD program,

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DCHA Establishes Partnershi...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority entered into a partnership with Black Girl Health, a nationally known organization that works with companies, government entities and more to integrate strategic health programming in rural and urban communities, to offer physical and mental health wellness workshops on September 10. Black Girl Health (BGH) will take over DCHA’s

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