Jacqueline Lassey is an African-American student at Richard Wright Public Charter School in Washington, DC. She is an aspiring writer and athlete, and the second author featured as part of the WRAG Journalism Fellows project.
WRAG's vice president Gretchen Greiner-Lott writes about Matthew Desmond’s Evicted and explains why WRAG's Affordable Housing Action Team considers housing affordability to be a key component to combating poverty.
Enterprise Community Loan Fund has released a report on Clarendon Court, an affordable housing development in Arlington County, VA, financed through Our Region, Your Investment.
This summer, the "Our Region, Your Investment" initiative hit a new milestone - its first ever return investor: The Richard E. & Nancy P. Marriott Foundation.
The Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington has released a guidebook compiling planning and policy tools that local governments, nonprofit and for-profit developers, and advocacy groups in the region are using—or could be using—to promote the production and preservation of housing affordable to all.
This year we set out to raise $5 million toward an impact investing initiative in support of affordable housing in the region. We've now raised nearly $7 million!
Tamara Copeland reflects on the controversy surrounding evictions of low-income families at the Brookland Manor housing complex.
Our Region, Your Investment Gets Traction with Local Investors
WRAG's president Tamara Copeland calls for philanthropy to spur innovation in the housing field.
The cross-sector Greater Washington Housing Leaders Group is working to address housing affordability across the region.