“Affordable housing” pops up in DC news and politics all the time. We all know that affordable housing is important and DC has a particular need for more affordable housing. As one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets, the need for more affordable housing has only been underscored and heightened by the pandemic. But, how does affordable housing actually work? Who funds affordable housing projects here in the District, who develops the affordable housing and who benefits from it? How do we help low-income residents become homeowners? What unique benefits and challenges arise in the DC housing landscape?
Join our panelists of housing funders, developers and advocates to learn more about affordable housing in DC and how you can help ensure affordable housing for all DC residents.
- Victoria Melendez, Program Officer at LISC
- IK Imo, Senior Vice President of Multifamily Lending & Neighborhood Investments at DCHFA
- Sasha-Gaye Angus, President & CEO of Manna DC
- Moderated by Christina Peay, Vice President of Philanthropy and Communications at Housing Up