Housing

Mission Statement: The Committee of 100 on the Federal City advocates for a racially and economically inclusive city through policies and programs that will produce greater housing affordability for low- and moderate-income people. We promote a broad range of...

Planning and Zoning Oversight

The Committee of 100 participates in Council oversight of the Office of Planning, the Office of Zoning, the Zoning Commission, and the Board of Zoning Adjustment to convey how these agencies and bodies interact to support sound land use and development decision-making...

Racial Equity

The DC Council highlighted racial equity as a city-wide value and goal in the 2021 DC Comprehensive Plan.  The Council specifically directed that land use decisions should include a racial equity analysis to account for past discrimination and avoid future outcomes...

Fair Housing Act and Racial Equity

The federal Fair Housing Act prevents people from being discriminated against in securing housing. Its protections extend to ownership and rental activities, and housing assistance programs. The District of Columbia (DC) is required by the Department of Housing and...

Rent Stabilization And Control

The Committee of 100 recognizes the vital role that the District’s rent stabilization/rent control law has played in protecting many renters from displacement and in contributing to the spectrum of affordable housing in DC. The Rental Housing Act of 1985 does not...

Anacostia Park

The Committee of 100 supports a proposal to expand the Anacostia riverwalk trail and a National Arboretum access bridge, as proposed by the National Park Service in collaboration with DDOT. C100 suggests that the trail expansion can serve as part of a continuous...