District Officials Recommit to Build First Strategy for Greenleaf Redevelopment

By Melissa Silveman  In a public session hosted by the DC Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on March 9, city officials recommitted to a build first strategy to limit displacement and relocation of current residents during the redevelopment of the 15-acre Greenleaf public housing site.   Greenleaf’s complex includes 493 units spread across 23 buildings in […]

DCHA Greenleaf Community Planning Meeting

The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) will be holding a series of meetings for residents, neighbors, and community organizations in the Southwest DC community to participate in redevelopment planning for the Greenleaf gardens, extension, addition, senior, and mid-rise properties. Get the latest news about what is happening with the redevelopment. Work with planners to […]

DCHA Engages Residents on Future of Greenleaf

Last year, the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) unsuccessfully applied for a Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to fund the redevelopment planning process for nearly 500 units of public housing at Greenleaf. The Greenleaf community, which includes Greenleaf Gardens, Greenleaf Senior, Greenleaf Extension, and Greenleaf Addition, occupies […]

Former Resident Gives Back

On the first Friday of the month, residents of the Greenleaf Senior Citizens building at 1200 Delaware Ave SW get a treat from a man who grew up in Southwest and wants to “give back to the community.” Resial (BayBay) Shannon, now a Prince Georges County resident, who grew up in Greenleaf Gardens housing on […]