SOURCE: The Neighborhood Development Company; Mi Casa Inc.

The Neighborhood Development Company; Mi Casa Inc.

The Neighborhood Development Company; Mi Casa Inc.

May 07, 2013 15:04 ET

Ribbon-Cutting for 32thirty-two Apartments on Georgia Avenue NW Affordable Housing to Help Revitalization Efforts Along the Georgia Avenue Corridor

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) -  Mi Casa Inc and The Neighborhood Development Company (NDC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the "32thirty-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.

"NDC and Mi Casa are are excited to have completed this project, which is a positive addition to the revitalization efforts of the Georgia Avenue corridor," say Fernando Lemos, Mi Casa executive director, and Adrian Washington, NDC founder and principal.

About the Partners
The Neighborhood Development Company www.neighborhooddevelopment.com is a unique real estate development company that focuses on the revitalization of emerging urban neighborhoods. The company's mission is to create exciting residential and commercial properties that advance the revitalization of urban neighborhoods while respecting the rich diversity of their existing fabric.

Mi Casa Inc (www.micasa-inc.org) is a nonprofit leader in the development of affordable housing in the District. Mi Casa's mission is to provide quality affordable housing for low and moderate income households in the District of Columbia in order to foster thriving, healthy and diverse neighborhoods.

Contact Information

  • For More Information:
    The Neighborhood Development Company
    Juan H. Powell
    Principal
    202-722-6002
    Email Contact

    Mi Casa Inc.
    Fernando Lemos
    Executive Director
    202-722-7423
    Email Contact