WASHINGTON, DC – May 7, 2013
Affordable housing to help revitalization efforts along the Georgia Avenue corridor
Mi Casa Inc and The Neighborhood Development Company (NDC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the “32 thirty-two Apartments,” on Wednesday May 8 at 10:00 am. The building is located at 3232 Georgia Avenue NW in the Parkview/Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC; it contains a mix of affordable one bedroom, two bedroom and three bedroom units.
The building incorporates many green elements, including a unique second floor garden area, green roof deck, and other sustainable development features. In addition to bringing new affordable rental housing to the community, the building’s ground floor level has nearly 11,000 square feet for neighborhood serving retail. The project has been developed as a public-private partnership with public and private funding.
Invited guests for the ribbon cutting include District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, District Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, and other Council members. In addition, leaders from the project’s financial partners are expected, including District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA), the District of Columbia’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), Deputy Mayor’s office for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), Citi Community Capital (Citibank), Wells Fargo Affordable Housing Community Development Corporation and Enterprise Community Loan Fund.
The development team include Hamel Builders, Inc., general contractor; Grimm + Parker, architects; and Klein Hornig LLP and Holland & Knight LLP, attorneys.