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DC's affordable housing might be saved through collaboration

Housing advocates came together October 13 to discuss the best ways to ensure that "anybody who wants to live in the District should be able to live in the District."
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Special Report: Why D.C. needs more affordable housing--and how we can get there

Affordable housing is not a benefit just for the very poor; it's something that can tie a city together. D.C. has some progressive housing policies, but it's clear the need is greater.
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A look at DC's housing market for moderate-income buyers

Single-family homes are out of reach for all but the wealthiest, and few affordable condos are big enough for families. Here are some recommendations to improve DC's housing stock.
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Save the Date: Who needs affordable housing?

Our next panel discussion will ask: who needs affordable housing? The answer may surprise you.
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Where to buy now: DC real estate experts dish on neighborhoods that should be on your radar

In the market for a home or condo? Prices keep going up in D.C.'s most popular neighborhoods, but that doesn't mean buying is impossible.
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Senior and out of the closet: DC nonprofit aims to provide affordable housing for LGBT elders

When it opens, Mary's House for Older Adults will be one of the few housing options in the country especially for LGBT seniors. 
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District teens build a tiny house (even though, technically, no one can live in it)

They're learning valuable skills, and, as their teacher says, "they understand that [tiny houses] could be the wave of the future."
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What makes a great neighborhood? Our panel investigates

What does a great neighborhood need? Parks? Retail? Grocery stores? Elevation DC's panel discussion with former D.C. mayor Anthony Williams and other experts, in a space overlooking the Capitol Riverfront, aimed to figure that out.
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DC's churches change with our changing city

As D.C. changes, its religious institutions change with it--or perish. These three churches are adapting to--and still serving--their neighborhoods, even as their neighborhoods morph into something new. 
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How the Silver Line may already be remaking Tysons

The Silver Line's ridership is growing. Some businesses are already seeing a boost, but others say they're in it for the long haul, not an instant fix.
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The incredible evolution of Congress Heights

Think you know Congress Heights? Think again. We examine where the neighborhood is heading and how residents are reacting to the possibilities of change and--yeah, it's that word again--gentrification.
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The battle for talent: How cities are attracting urban professionals

For today's top talent, the job market is only one thing to consider when choosing where to live. They also want a vibrant city, a creative place where they can network with other smart people, and a dynamic place where they can find their next job.
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