Attend Discussion on Affordable Housing and Gentrification

DC Bar Association Event Open to All

Affordable housing: a planned development at First and Q streets SW will rise 100 feet. All 76 units will be affordable housing. Rendering: PGN Architects

The DC Bar Association has scheduled a new date for a session on affordable housing and gentrification that was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Gentrification and Affordable Housing: the Good, The Bad, the Ugly and the Way Forward,” originally scheduled for Feb. 20, will now take place March 27. The event takes place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the DC Bar Association (901 Fourth St. NW).

This program will discuss the economics of housing policy in the District of Columbia, the impact of current policies on gentrification and the availability of affordable housing, and what might be done going forward.

Speakers include:

  • Councilmember Anita Bonds, Council of the District of Columbia
  • Ed Lazere, Executive Director, DC Fiscal Policy Institute
  • Yesim Sayin Taylor, Executive Director, D.C. Policy Center
  • Andrew Trueblood, Director, DC Office of Planning
  • Paul Tummonds, Director, Goulston & Storrs PC
  • Martin Austermuhle, Reporter, WAMU 88.5 (Moderator)

Online pre-registration for this program is encouraged. As always, please feel free to share this invitation with colleagues. D.C. Bar membership is not required to attend, but fees are assessed for non-members.

Food is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 11:45 am. Lunch and networking begins at 12:00 pm. Program content starts at 12:15 pm.

This program is available for both in-person attendance and live webcast participation. To access webcast registration, please click here.