Barry Farm Update – Oct. 5

Dear District Residents,

This is the first of the twice-monthly updates from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Planning and Development (DMPED) to the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization on the redevelopment of Barry Farm, promised at the Committee’s public roundtable held on July 12, 2018.

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Public Hearing Notice: May 21, 2018

The Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization will hold a public hearing on the following legislation on Monday, May 21 2018 at 11:00AM in room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building:

  • B22-0739, “TOPA Bankruptcy Tenant Displacement Prevention Amendment Act of 2018”;
  • B22-0640, “Rental Housing Commission Independence Clarification Amendment Act of 2017”; and
  • B22-0655, “Housing Production Trust Fund Board Nominee Confirmation Clarification Amendment Act of 2018”

Those who wish to testify are requested to telephone the Committee on Housing and Neighborhood Revitalization, at (202) 724-8198, or email, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any), by close of business on the day before all hearings and roundtables.… Read more

6:01 P.M. Remembering MLK 50 Years Later

Dear Neighbors,

Today I had the honor of joining the National Council of Churches in Christ in the USA (NCC), their partner organizations, and countless others from across the United States, right here in the District of Columbia for the Rally to End Racism.… Read more

FY2019 Budget Oversight Schedule

Dear Neighbor,

On March 21, the Mayor released A Fair Shot, her budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019. Over the next few weeks, the members of the Council will dig-in to the budget proposal, engaging advocates, and public and government witnesses through public hearings.… Read more

Join Me This Saturday at The Rally for DC Lives!

Dear Neighbor,

Please join me, other DC elected leaders, Moms Demand Action DC, students from across the District, gun safety advocates, and concerned families in rallying against gun violence and calling on Congress to enact stronger laws to save lives.

We’ll meet up at Folger Park (next to Brent Elementary and “X” Park) to hear from students and public officials about taking action to end gun violence before we take to the streets at 10am and march together to the Rally For Our Lives main stage at 3rd and Pennsylvania, NW.… Read more