District of Columbia Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 9176
Total Units 25241
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...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced that four resident entrepreneurs received $2,500 micro-grants to support their businesses at the April 14 monthly Board of Commissioners meeting as...
4.7.21 Members Making News
As Local Governments Try To Fix Vaccine Access Disparities, Community Leaders Question Whether It’s Enough (District of Columbia Housing Authority)
From DCist: Significant racial disparities persist in the vaccine rollout across the D.C. region, despite the fact that Black and Brown communities have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, after months of navigating complex appointment systems and logistical hurdles, public health...
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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