A look at renting costs in Petworth & around Ward 4

A look at renting costs in Petworth & around Ward 4

With housing prices continuing to rise in Petworth and the surrounding neighborhoods, and the increase in new residents every month into the District, the cost of rent is an important factor for those seeking a realistically affordable place to live. 

Real estate website Trulia reached out to me to see if I'd be interested in publishing some of their data about rental costs in the surrounding neighborhoods, and I agreed, thinking readers could find it useful.  

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Walls of Books hosts a fundraiser for DC African American Legacy Foundation

Walls of Books hosts a fundraiser for DC African American Legacy Foundation

Walls of Books, the new community bookstore on Georgia Avenue in Park View, is hosting a fundraiser for the DC African American Legacy Foundation (DCAALF), on Saturday, June 25th from 6-9pm. A percentage of money raised going to the DC Books to Prisons project (“Programs like ours are one of the few options available to prisoners seeking books.”).

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CM Silverman, Grants and an attempt at Decorum; notes from ANC 4C June meeting

CM Silverman, Grants and an attempt at Decorum; notes from ANC 4C June meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C meeting on June 8th was as interesting and at times as tumultuous as any of the meetings this year have been. The main sticking point for this meeting was Commissioner Jonah Goodman's effort to approve a Code of Conduct for ANC 4C. Also at the meeting, At-Large DC Councilmember Elissa Silverman spoke about her team's projects and successes with vacant and blighted properties, commissioners gave various updates and Goodman also got the updated Grant requirements passed. Read on, McDuff...

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