District of Columbia Housing Authority
Brenda Donald, Executive Director
1133 North Capitol Street NE
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 9176
Total Units 25241
2.22.23 Members Making News
From WUSA 9 Washington, DC: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser was joined by District leaders and community members to celebrate the opening of The Ethel, an apartment building in Hill East that aims to help people experiencing homelessness. The permanent supportive housing, which is located...
1.11.23 Members Making News
Fort Wayne, Goldsboro, New Orleans and DC Housing Authorities Receive Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grants
CLPHA congratulates our members Fort Wayne Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the City of Goldsboro, Housing Authority of New Orleans, and District of Columbia Housing Authority upon receiving Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) Planning Grants from HUD! On December 22, 2022, HUD Secretary...
5.31.22 Members Making News
DC’s pandemic-era emergency housing program offers lessons for homeless services (District of Columbia Housing Authority)
From The DC Line: Dr. Catherine Crosland, medical director of emergency response sites at Unity Health Care, remembers an older man she used to care for — one of the first people admitted to DC’s Pandemic Emergency Program for Medically Vulnerable Individuals, or PEP-V, in the early days of the...
3.10.22 Members Making News
A New Senior Building, Multi-family Building, and Townhomes Mark the First Phase in the Redevelopment of Kenilworth Courts (District of Columbia Housing Authority)
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: The District of Columbia Housing Authority, local and federal officials, and the Kenilworth Courts community broke ground today on Kenilworth 166. The $83 million project is the first phase of the Kenilworth Courts redevelopment,...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: Some 350 District of Columbia Housing Authority employees spread out throughout the agency’s senior portfolio Friday, October 1, to plant flowers, paint, and work on other improvements that upgraded the curb appeal and brightened the...
9.8.21 Members Making News
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s press release: [T]he District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Interim Executive Director Brenda Donald to executive director. “Since my arrival in June, I have met some of our residents, many...
7.28.21 Members Making News
HHS COVID-19 Learning Community Chat: The DC Housing Authority’s Success to Increase Vaccine Uptake Through Partners
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Minority Health recently spotlighted the District of Columbia Housing Authority success in leveraging partners to increase vaccine uptake in its communities as part of HHS’s COVID-19 Learning Community Chat...
7.14.21 Members Making News
Celebrate Homeownership Month with DCHA Homeowner Kennette Dike (District of Columbia Housing Authority)
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's website: For the past 20 years, Kennette Dike and her boys were living in an apartment in the Park Morton community. After working hard to educate herself by attending seminars, and searching for a house that fits her family’s needs, she is now a...
5.26.21 Members Making News
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett along with Office of Public Safety Chief Joel Maupin and Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Ashan Benedict unveiled the new Command Center, located...
5.11.21 Members Making News
Youth STIs Are at an All-Time High. A DC Program Shows Community Engagement Is Key to Fighting This Trend (DC Housing Authority)
From the Urban Institute: Although young people make up about 25 percent of the sexually active population, they contract 50 percent of all new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) annually. In 2018, combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reached a record...
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities Provides advice and assistance to concerned parties on all facets of labor standards ensuring that contractors, managers and others are in compliance with applicable affirmative action program requirements; Presents compliance requirements during pre-...
Posted on 4.11.23
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Reviews and analyzes DCHA’s Procurement policies and procedures; ensures that procurement policies conform to District and federal regulations and requirements, as well as assuring that best practices and good public policy standards are being met; Reviews,...
Posted on 4.11.23
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Performs contract price and cost analysis with responsibility for analyzing a variety of proposed procurements, supplement procurements, contract changes, price redeterminations, terminations, and others as required; Performs analysis of contractor’s...
Posted on 4.11.23
Summary The primary purpose of this position is to develop and implement strategic multi-media campaigns for the DCHA, which enhance the agency’s reputation, communicate key messages, or combat crisis situations which may have an adverse effect on the DCHA public image. The incumbent will develop...
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Posted on 10.13.22