WIN Annual Reports April 2019 Midyear Report | Page 9

2 0 1 9 M I D YE AR RE P O RT 2019 grand 8 affordable housing OPENINGS CAMPAIGNS WARD 1 Old Hebrew Home Parkway Overlook WIN Leaders Cynthia Eaglin and Rufaro Jenkins (pictured above), tenants of the former Parkway Overlook building, celebrated the 2018 groundbreaking of 220 units at the site. The grand opening took place in April '19. After WIN organized community meetings, a petition, and a 150-person action with Councilmember Nadeau in 2016, 1225 Spring Road in Petworth will house 148 affordable housing units. 1 1 00 Park Place WMATA plans to sell land it owns, including this Columbia Heights dog park, to the highest bidder. WIN plans to hold WMATA up to the same affordable housing standards of the city. 3228 Hiatt Place This boarded-up building previously housed 33 units of affordable housing, and WIN is pushing for its redevelopment. 31 49 1 6th St. NW Emory Beacon Center WIN member Emory UMC and Emory Beacon of Light, in partnership with The Community Builders, worked for over a decade to build this mixed-use project with 99 affordable units on church land. Despite a last-minute snag requiring WIN congregations to help support the project at the Historic Review Board after the site was declared too historic to alter, community members never gave up the fight. The project finally broke ground in 2016. They celebrated the grand opening in March '19. WIN wants DC officials to unite and press NPS to turn over this vacant property at Embassy No. 10 to DC government for affordable housing development.