While the nation focuses on the risk that the deadly coronavirus poses to seniors in nursing homes and cruise ships, there’s another population of extremely vulnerable people that have been largely ignored. Our nation’s subsidized housing is home to almost 2.5 million people age 62 and older with low incomes.
Over the last few days, state and local governments have taken unprecedented measures to protect their residents during the COVID-19 outbreak. Policy makers and elected officials have already proposed and even implemented dozens of measures that place temporary moratoria on evictions and ensure running water and utilities for residents.
On Nov. 14, Enterprise joined the grand opening celebration of Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing's 173-unit Gilliam Place, a faith-based development of the Arlington Presbyterian Church, in the heart of Columbia Pike Town Center.
In recent months, great strides have been made in Mid-Atlantic policy to ensure equitable development along the Purple Line Corridor and to amend D.C.’s comprehensive plan while in Montgomery County several key housing officials were appointed.
Featuring more than 1,400 real estate and community development professionals from Richmond to Baltimore, the event’s theme was “Holding Ourselves Accountable: Bold Housing Solutions for Every Sector & Every Jurisdiction.”
Each April, volunteers and service members around the county are honored and recognized as part of National Volunteer Month. As April comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the many accomplishments and honors received by CPDC volunteers over the past month.
TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation, recently awarded CPDC $125,000 through the “Housing for Everyone” grant competition. The award will fund high-quality resident services at the Randle Hill community in Southeast.
Congratulations to Matt Locati of Terrex Development Corporation on the grand re-opening of Heritage Apartments in Duluth, Minnesota! The project will preserve 61 homes for seniors with Section 8 rental assistance making these homes affordable to all the residents.