TD Charitable Foundation Awards Jubilee Housing Grant to Fund Forthcoming Justice Housing Project

JubileehousingBlog, Press Release

MEDIA CONTACT: Candace Tyler 202-559-2342 ctyler@jubileehousing.org Washington D.C. – November 20, 2018 – Jubilee Housing was awarded $125,000 by the TD Charitable Foundation for the Housing for Everyone Grant. The grant will support the work of Jubilee Housing to build and preserve 50 units of deeply affordable housing, across two properties, in Washington, D.C. primarily targeting families making less than … Read More

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United Bank Invests $270,000 in Justice Housing in the District’s Most Gentrified Neighborhoods

JubileehousingBlog, Press Release

Washington, D.C. – United Bank showed their dedication to supporting justice housing for families in the District by investing $250,000 in Justice Housing Partners, LP (The Fund) and a $20,000 donation to help launch a new strategic alliance pilot social services initiative called Platform of Hope. The investment will help Jubilee Housing reach its goal of building 100 deeply affordable … Read More

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New Jubilee Housing Acquisition Will Maintain 25 Deeply Affordable Apartments in D.C.’s High-Rent Neighborhood of Columbia Heights

JubileehousingBlog, Press Release

CONTACT: Candace Tyler 202-559-2342 ctyler@jubileehousing.org Washington, D.C.—October 31, 2018— Jubilee Housing, Inc. closed on the purchase of 1460 Euclid Street NW, preserving deeply affordable housing in Ward 1’s high-rent Columbia Heights neighborhood. The purchase was made possible after the 1460 Unidos Tenant Association, Inc. assigned its right to purchase under the District’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act to Jubilee Housing, … Read More

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Jubilee’s Conclusion: The D.C. Housing Production Trust Fund Works

JubileehousingPress Release

Jubilee Housing’s experience with the District’s Housing Production Trust Fund refutes the heavy-handed conclusions of a recent audit of the fund. Its suggestion that the fund is mismanaged or limited in its usefulness is entirely incorrect. We have seen the results first hand. Over the past 15 years, Jubilee has renovated eight buildings that provide approximately 230 affordable homes, in … Read More

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Jubilee Housing Launches Renovation of Maycroft Apartments

Rebekah TaftBlog, Press Release

New Development Adds More “Justice Housing” in the District Washington, D.C.—July 31, 2017—While they differed on whether the celebration was six or seven years in the making, all those assembled to launch the renovation of Jubilee Housing’s Maycroft Apartments agreed that creating more justice housing in D.C. was well worth the wait. Jim Knight, Jubilee executive director and president, told … Read More

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DCHFA Partners with Jubilee Housing to Preserve and Expand Affordable Housing in Columbia Heights

Fritz GutweinBlog, Press Release

“The Maycroft will help reduce the inequity that scores of District families experience, by offering them easy access to opportunities we all need for stable, successful lives,” said Jim Knight, president and CEO of Jubilee Housing. “The D.C. government’s investment in the Maycroft is an investment in building a more just, inclusive, and vibrant city for all District residents. Jubilee … Read More

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Jubilee Housing and Martha’s Table Partner to Provide Affordable Homes and Critical Services in Columbia Heights for D.C.’s Lowest-income Families

Rebekah TaftPress Release

Washington, D.C.—February 16, 2017—Today Jubilee Housing and Martha’s Table, two of D.C.’s most storied nonprofits, announced a partnership to provide, at the historic Maycroft Apartments in Washington’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, 64 affordable homes coupled with critical services that will be available to building residents as well as to other vulnerable families across Northwest D.C. Jubilee Housing will renovate and preserve … Read More

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DHCD Invests $7.5 Million to Preserve Jubilee Housing Maycroft Apartments

Rebekah TaftPress Release

Investment Keeps 64 Apartment Units Affordable in Ward 1 Washington, DC – August 1, 2016 – Jubilee Housing, a 43-year-old organization that provides service-enriched affordable housing to nearly 800 low-income residents in Ward One of the District of Columbia, recently closed on a $7.5 million acquisition loan from the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). The loan will … Read More

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New $15 Million Fund Will Finance Creation of More Affordable Housing in DC

JubileehousingPress Release

Washington, DC – July 13, 2016 – To boost the ability of nonprofit developers to create more affordable housing in the District of Columbia, The Jubilee Manna Community Development Enterprise (CDE) has created a $15 million Justice Housing Opportunity Fund. The fund, which is an innovative use of its New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) will finance multiple affordable housing projects … Read More

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Returning Citizens to Celebrate New Beginnings at Jubilee Reentry Graduation

JubileehousingPress Release

Washington, DC — August 17, 2015 — Jubilee Housing will celebrate the graduation of six returning citizens on Friday, August 21, 2015 as they matriculate from the Reentry Housing Initiative (RHI), a program that helps returning citizens transition from incarceration back to the community, thereby dramatically increasing their chances for success while reducing the likelihood of recidivism. The ceremony will … Read More

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