Anita Bonds Senior Property Tax Relief Bill Advances Towards Full Passage

At today’s meeting of the Committee on Finance and Revenue, the “Senior Citizen Real Property Tax Relief Act of 2013” (B20-0318) underwent final mark-up and committee vote. The Committee voted to advance the bill to the full Council, where it is expected to pass overwhelmingly tomorrow, Tuesday on a first reading.… Read more

Councilmembers Host Community Meeting on Crime

At-large Councilmember Anita Bonds and Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie invite the community to attend a Citizens Meeting on Crime this Monday, December 16, 2013 from 7:15 PM until 9:00 PM.

Residents are invited to join At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie, Chief of Police Cathy L.… Read more

Anita Bonds Legislation to Preserve and Create Affordable Housing

At yesterday’s Legislative Meeting of the Council of the District of Columbia, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds introduced innovative legislation that will preserve and create affordable housing in the District of Columbia.

 

Recognizing that some neighborhoods are experiencing a boom in real estate sales, while other neighborhoods experience stagnant home prices, Councilmember Anita Bonds, working with housing advocacy partners, introduced the “Affordable Homeownership Preservation and Equity Accumulation Amendment Act of 2013” which will affect homeownership projects that utilize the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF) in neighborhoods designated as distressed.… Read more

Anita Bonds Legislation to Preserve and Create Affordable Housing

At yesterday’s Legislative Meeting of the Council of the District of Columbia, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds introduced innovative legislation that will preserve and create affordable housing in the District of Columbia.

Recognizing that some neighborhoods are experiencing a boom in real estate sales, while other neighborhoods experience stagnant home prices, Councilmember Anita Bonds, working with housing advocacy partners, introduced the “Affordable Homeownership Preservation and Equity Accumulation Amendment Act of 2013” which will affect homeownership projects that utilize the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF) in neighborhoods designated as distressed.… Read more

Anita Bonds to Raise Standard Deduction for Working Families

At today’s Legislative Meeting of the Council of the District of Columbia, At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds introduced legislation that would raise the individual standard deduction from $4,000.00 dollars to $12,000.00 dollars for low-income earners, intended on exempting all working poor families from owing any DC income tax.… Read more