• Weinberg Commons Wins Awards from National Energy Efficiency Institute

    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Commons, our most recently completed affordable housing development, won the Affordable Housing category and received an honorable mention in the Multifamily category at the 2017 Passive Projects Competition. The competition was hosted by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS), and winners were announced during the 12th Annual North American Passive […]

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  • REGARDING CHARLOTTESVILLE

    For 27 years, Housing Up has pursued the mission of providing housing and supportive services to homeless and low-income families in the District of Columbia so that they can transform their lives. The success of our mission depends on the shared political, social and personal commitment that, regardless of race, background or belief, all deserve housing they […]

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  • COCKTAILS FOR A CAUSE @ BAR CHARLEY!

    Join us at Bar Charley on Tuesday, August 1st to support our efforts to end family homelessness in the District while enjoying a cocktail or two. Bar Charley will donate 10% of the night’s proceeds to Housing Up so the more, the merrier! Bar Charley’s happy hour is from 5-6:30; be sure to take advantage […]

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  • LIVING IN THE CITY 2017: THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

    One Day Until Living in the City 2017!  Tomorrow night, we will gather for Living in the City 2017. We’re looking forward to sharing the evening with you! Below you’ll find all the information you should know before you go… How to Get There Living in the City 2017 will take place at Long View Gallery, […]

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  • THANKS TO OUR LIVING IN THE CITY 2017 SPONSORS!

    As Living in the City 2017 quickly approaches, we want to take a moment and recognize our sponsors, whose commitment to improving the lives of the 600 families we serve is demonstrated by their generous donations. From the Housing Up board, staff, and, most importantly, our clients, we thank you! If you’re interested in becoming […]

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  • CONGRATS TO OUR FUTURE COLLEGE GRADUATES!

    Last week, we honored two of our rapid re-housing clients who were recently accepted to college. Our education and training coordinator, Crystal Stewart, worked with both clients throughout the past year to prepare them for testing, guide them through the application process and provide encouragement. Both clients, Sasha and Arlette, worked hard to overcome challenges […]

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  • LIVING IN THE CITY 2017!

    We are currently planning Living in the City 2017, our most important fundraiser of the year. Living in the City brings together our loyal supporters, dedicated volunteers and passionate staff to celebrate and raise money for the more than 600 families we serve. For more information on the event, sponsorship opportunities and tickets, please click and visit […]

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  • WELCOME COURTNEY W. HALL, NEW VP OF PROGRAMS

    We are excited to announce Courtney W. Hall as our new Vice President of Programs. Courtney comes to Housing Up from the District of Columbia’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) where, as Deputy Director of Program Operations, he was responsible for overseeing the implementation of social work and case management for foster care cases […]

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  • INTRODUCING JULIAN PETERS!

    We’ll periodically introduce you to new additions to our dynamic Housing Up staff. Meet Julian, our new Resource Development Associate.  Tell me a little about yourself. I was born and raised in Congress Heights, Washington, DC. I attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where I graduated with a degree in English Literature. Three years spent working […]

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  • WEINBERG COMMONS RECEIVES OFFICIAL PASSIVE HOUSE CERTIFICATION

    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Commons, our most recently completed affordable housing development, is officially a PHIUS+ certified project, making it the first multi-family retrofit apartment building in the country certified by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). Passive building refers to a set of design principles used to achieve a rigorous level of energy efficiency. […]

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