WIN Annual Reports April 2019 Midyear Report | Page 10

9 WAS H I N G T O N I N T E RF AI T H N E T WO RK AFFORDABLE HOUSING CAMPAIGNS (CONT.) WARDS 7 & 8 Providence Place This 99-unit affordable housing development in Ward 7 received funding from the city in 2018. It is located on the historic campus of the Progressive National Baptist Convention (PNBC). Reservation 1 3 These 67 acres of land on the Anacostia Waterfront will be up for development soon, and WIN will push for affordable housing and job commitments from developers. Poplar Point This 110-acre site on the Anacostia in Ward 8 will be up for redevelopment in the coming years, and strong power from the community will be necessary to maximize affordable housing. WARDS 5 & 6 Temple Courts In November 2018, the DC Council unanimously approved 518 units of affordable housing at 33 K St, including 211 replacement units for former residents. This approval comes over a decade after former residents were displaced from the original Temple Courts building. In March 2019, WIN held a community meeting where the developer MRP presented the development proposal to former residents and received feedback from them. WIN is committed to ensuring former residents have a seat at the table until the project is complete. Ground breaking is scheduled for the end of 2019. 2 Patterson 2 Patterson St. is one of the last public land areas in the Northwest One area, and WIN has begun to push for maximized affordable housing at the site. Langston-Slater School Vacant for over 10 years, this public land in Truxton Circle should be put up for a RFP for the development of affordable housing. A portion of the property is leased by Associates for Renwal in Education as a childcare center.