TOPA doesn’t always work for small buildings, a housing fight with the National Shrine shows – Greater Greater Washington

October 09, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center
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Photo/Ted Eytan. Used with permission.

On October 9 2018, Carolyn Gallaher at Greater Greater Washington cited the D.C. Policy Center report “Taking Stock of the District’s Housing Stock: Capacity, Affordability, and Pressures on Family Housing.”

The numbers are no better for people who want to buy affordable housing. According to a new study by the DC Policy Center, there are just under 2,000 starter homes in the district that are affordable for people making 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). The number is just over 500 for people making 60% or less of the area median income.

Read more at Greater Greater Washington.

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