Featured Stories

  • Celebrating the Groundbreaking at Walter Reed

    On July 16th, a hot summer day, we gathered with city officials, developers and supporters to officially break ground on our latest development at Walter Reed’s campus. Abrams Hall Senior Housing will provide 80 units of senior housing as well as Housing Up’s new office space. Sixty-four units will target

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  • Congratulations to Weisburger Scholarship Winner Isabelle Diatta!

    Housing Up is happy to congratulate Isabelle Diatta on winning the 2018 Elizabeth K. Weisburger scholarship. Diatta currently lives with her mother and two sisters at Fort View Apartments, one of our affordable housing properties. Isabelle has an 11-month old daughter, Maita. The Dr. Elizabeth Kreiser Weisburger Scholarship is awarded

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  • WHY OUR WORK MATTERS

    This year, at our annual benefit Living in the City, we debuted a new video, “Why Our Work Matters”. The video features two of our board members, Iyon Johnson and Rene Petaway. Both Iyon and Rene have experienced homelessness, but found housing stability through Housing Up. Their stories are inspirations

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  • HOUSING UP ON NBCNEWS.COM

    Yesterday, our VP of Programs, Courtney Hall, spoke with Erik Ortiz of NBCNews.com about a new proposal from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This proposal would raise rents for millions of low-income individuals and families. For those living in cities with expensive rental markets, like Washington,

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  • THANKS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LIVING IN THE CITY!

    Thank you for making our 2018 Living in the City a great success! Held on May 30, 2018 at District Architecture Center, Living in the City 2018 brought 150 of our partners and supporters to celebrate our families. Because of you, we raised more than $100,000, which will enable us

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