Jubilee Housing Preserves Affordable Housing in Columbia Heights

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For many years, Jubilee Housing has had to either turn potential residents away or add them to what was once a very long waitlist of over 500 people. But because of a new acquisition, we will be able to serve even more families in the 20009 zip code and preserve 25 units of affordable housing. The acquisition, an apartment building … Read More

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Jim’s Corner

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At this time of year, we often reflect on the blessings and challenges of the year that has passed. 2018 was full of both! But I’d like to reflect on our blessings. This year Jubilee Housing moved two steps closer to its goal of creating 30% more justice housing in the next five years by purchasing properties at 1724 Kalorama … Read More

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Jubilee Housing Hopes to Boost Bike Access

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D.C. is increasingly a bicycle-friendly city. As traffic congestion worsens with the influx of new residents and housing costs push people further away from job centers, many commuters in D.C. are turning to biking to work as an expedient alternative. Everyone from city planners to climatologists to health experts are lauding the benefits of ditching the car and dusting off … Read More

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TD Bank Awards Jubilee $125,000 Grant

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On November 20, 2018, TD Charitable Foundation surprised Jubilee Housing with a cake and an award for $125,000 as part of their Housing for Everyone grant competition. This grant will support the work of Jubilee Housing to build and preserve 50 more units of deeply affordable housing across Jubilee’s two newest properties: 1460 Euclid St NW and 1724 Kalorama Rd … Read More

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

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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

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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

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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 Housing’s Coming Home Breakfast

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On Friday October 12, 2018, Jubilee Housing hosted its first Coming Home breakfast at All Souls Unitarian Church.  110 attendees helped Jubilee Housing raise $120,000 in multi-year donations! These gifts will support Jubilee’s general operating fund, which will cover critical aspects of the organization not typically funded by grants or contracts. During breakfast, the Jubilee Housing Builders Giving Society (JHB) … Read More

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Jubilee Housing Awarded Pepco Grant

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On September 26th at the Washington DC Economic Partnership’s (WDCEP) first-annual WeDC Fest, Dave Velazquez, president and CEO of  Pepco announced that the energy company awarded Jubilee Housing a $65,000 grant to fund an emergency battery system at the Maycroft apartment building in Columbia Heights. The battery will provide up to three days of power to Maycroft residents in the event … Read More

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Adams Morgan project will convert vacant office to affordable housing, arts center. Here’s a look at the plans.

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  This article first appeared in the Washington Business Journal on September 20, 2018. The original article can be found here . By Michael Neibauer Associate Editor, Washington Business Journal D.C. nonprofit Jubilee Housing Inc. has filed its plans to convert an Adams Morgan office building into affordable apartments — with a ground-floor space set aside for a neighborhood arts center. Jubilee acquired 1724 Kalorama … Read More

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