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DCHFA commits to preserving affordable housing at the Villages of East River

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March 7, 2023

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Washington, D.C. – The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) has financed the rehabilitation of 202 affordable apartments at scattered sites across Wards 7 and 8. DCHFA issued $43.1 million in tax exempt bonds for the acquisition and rehabilitation of this 16-building community formerly known as WDC 1
which spans Anacostia, Marshall Heights and Fort Dupont on February 27, 2023. The Agency also underwrote $33.4 million in federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) equity and $6.4 million in D.C. LIHTC equity to finance this redevelopment.

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