A Note From Jim

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Jubilee Housing’s continued push up the long, steep hill toward justice housingTM brought us to new heights over the past three months, as we successfully closed out the new Justice Housing Partners Fund and earned recognition, for several key efforts, from the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the DC Department of Energy and Environment-Pepco-New Partners Community Solar … Read More

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Jubilee Housing Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

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Jubilee Housing is proud to announce the hiring of William Highsmith as the organization’s first chief operating officer (COO). Highsmith brings over 18 years of experience in affordable housing and real estate to Jubilee’s team. Prior to joining Jubilee Housing, he served as the vice president and COO of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, director of development for … Read More

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NBC Backyard BBQ

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On August 1, NBC 4 Washington Chief Meteorologist Doug Kammerer brought a barbecue and live weather reports to our new Maycroft apartments, as part of his summer 2019 Backyard Barbecue Reports. Instead of being located in someone’s backyard, the barbecue was held in the front courtyard of the Maycroft apartments. Jubilee residents, staff, and board members enjoyed good food and … Read More

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Community Meeting

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Jubilee Housing hosted a June community meeting for its Adams Morgan neighbors and elected representatives to share the organization’s vision for expanding justice housing in the neighborhood, including broadening Jubilee’s Reentry Housing Initiative. Jim Knight, Jubilee Housing president and CEO, opened the meeting by highlighting the organization’s long history in Adams Morgan and its commitment to the well-being of every … Read More

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Back to School Store

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As the summer winds down, parents and students start to turn their attention to the first day of school. Back to School season can be a time of great excitement as kids look forward to meeting their new classmates, seeing old friends, and getting to know their new teachers. This time can also be a time of anxiety for low-income … Read More

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Celebrating Our Sponsors – Davis Construction

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For decades, DAVIS Construction has supported Jubilee Housing in both traditional and creative ways. Over the years, DAVIS team members served in leadership roles, volunteered at events for residents, and participated in many improvement projects. The company sponsored countless events, provided construction materials and expertise, and recently donated critical funds to purchase supplies for the holiday Elf Store and the … Read More

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Celebrating Our Sponsors – United Bank

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United Bank demonstrates a deep commitment to affordable housing in Greater Washington. The bank has financed eight Jubilee Housing properties in the Adams Morgan/Columbia Heights neighborhood. In addition, United Bank is an investor in Jubilee Housing’s Justice Housing Partners Fund and a philanthropic partner. United Bank also serves as an ambassador for Jubilee Housing, bringing employees to tour the neighborhood … Read More

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This isn’t “Goodbye,” Just “See You Later”

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Barbara Moore has put in a lot of miles in these neighborhoods over the years. As one of Jubilee Housing’s founders, long serving staff, and board member, she has walked the streets of the Adams Morgan for decades. Her speedy gait is recognized from a distance, and Barbara is known for her trademark, year-round SAS (San Antonio) sandals. Her daily … Read More

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It Takes “U” To Make Community

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Jubilee Housing is excited to announce that we are participating in the United Way of the National Capital Area’s 7th Annual Do More 24 online fundraising campaign from noon on May 22 to noon on May 23 again this year! The whole D.C. area will spend 24 hours raising money for some incredible causes! Will you join us in supporting … Read More

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Affordable Housing and Energy Resiliency

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On May 1st, Jubilee Housing, New Partners Community Solar Corp., the Department of Energy and Environment, and Pepco, launched the District’s first affordable housing resiliency center powered by solar+battery storage at the Maycroft Apartments. The Resiliency Center, powered by Pepco for the Jubilee community, will provide three days of power for the residents should the electrical grid go down. Maycroft … Read More

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