Rental Housing Assistance

The District of Columbia provides several forms of rental assistance to low-income tenants to promote housing stability and to avoid potential displacement through eviction. The agencies administering rental assistance are the DC Housing Authority and the Department...

Affordable Housing Preservation and New Construction

C100 prioritizes preservation of the city’s existing housing stock and expansion of the inventory of new affordable housing with family-sized units of 2-3+ bedrooms for the most vulnerable residents in all parts of the city. We focus on how the city sets affordable...

Public Housing

C100 has recognized the crucial role of public housing for DC’s most vulnerable residents. Through the DC Housing Authority (DCHA), the District government provides housing for extremely low-income residents including seniors and those with disabilities. C100 has...

St. Elizabeth’s West Campus

The west campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital covers more than 176 acres on a high plateau in southeast Washington, overlooking the confluence of the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers. “The Point” on the campus offers a panoramic view of the capital city. Because of its...

Zoning Regulation Revisions

The Zoning Act of March 1, 1920 established the Zoning Commission for the District of Columbia.  With impetus from the Lewis Commission of 1950, a more comprehensive set of regulations was implemented in 1958.  These regulations were in use, expanded and revised until...

Downtown

Office buildings dominate DC’s Downtown. However, the shift in office habits prompted by the coronavirus pandemic has caused Downtown to be emptier than it was previously. The corresponding decline in the value of office buildings downtown also has affected the...