The Committee Calls Upon DC Zoning Commission to Preserve Family-Friendly and Affordable Housing

On Thursday night, WLC Fair Housing attorney Catherine Cone stood up for equitable redevelopment and fair housing in Washington, DC. She asked DC’s Zoning Commission to require the developers of Brookland Manor to alter their redevelopment plan. A revised plan should create family-sized 4- and 5-bedroom units at the property and restore the number of 3-bedroom apartments, as well as preserve more affordable housing. As it stands, the redevelopment plan will eliminate too many larger units, harming families with children and likely perpetuating racial segregation in the District.

Read Catherine’s testimony here…

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