The Jubilee | July 2018 
Jubilee Initiates an Ambitious
Five-Year Plan for Justice Housing

This month, Jubilee Housing initiates work on “Justice Housing in Action,” the organization’s bold, new five-year plan to create additional justice housing in Washington, D.C.

Jubilee Housing is taking on this challenge because, in the capital of a nation built on opportunity and justice for all, the wealth gap between affluent residents and those with the fewest assets is greater than in all but two of the country’s 50 largest cities. In fact, one in four D.C. residents lives with a low income, and, therefore, is more likely to have an unstable home, reside in an unsafe neighborhood, and lack access to essential resources.

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Jim's Corner

This month, Jubilee Housing is excited to roll out our new five-year plan for justice housing℠, “Justice Housing in Action.” 

Justice housing is the foundation on which strong, equitable communities are built. Justice housing offers people of all income levels access to deeply affordable homes, with nearby services, in resource-rich areas—such as Jubilee’s core neighborhoods of Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, and Mount Pleasant. 

Round Up

In an era of uncertainty, one thing is sure: D.C. is an expensive place to call home, and it’s only getting worse.

Gleaming, new development dots nearly every community as luxury condos and high-end rentals explode out of lots that once housed working-class families. Locally owned businesses are getting priced out by gentrification to make room for national chain stores. 

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July 2018 Issue

August 4, 2018
Back to School Store
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August 14, 2018

Maycroft Hard-Hat Tour

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People & Places

Audrey Proctor is hard at work remodeling her Northeast D.C. condominium. It’s been a labor of love for her and her family, and she’s looking forward to the end results.

“We started last October, so it’s been a lot of work,” Proctor said. “I’m ready to be done!”

Proctor and her two sons have done all the remodeling, including laying new hardwood floors and mounting tiling in the kitchen. 

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