NEW COMMUNITIES INITIATIVE
The New Communities Initiative is a DC government program, managed by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, designed to revitalize severely distressed subsidized housing, and to create vibrant mixed- income communities that assists with addressing the needs of its residents.
PHASE 1 TO START in 2020
- The ﬁrst phase will produce 281 affordable units and 170 public housing replacement units.
- Building 1B is slated to start construction in December 2020 with 108 apartments for seniors aged 55 and older and 77 residences reserved for public housing replacement units.
SF IN THE NEW BARRY FARM RECREATION & AQUATIC CENTER (2015 OPENING)
POTENTIAL SF OF THE BARRY FARM REDEVELOPMENT PLAN WHICH CALLS FOR 1,100 NEW RESIDENTIAL UNITS AND 40,000 SF OF NEIGHBORHOOD- SERVING RETAIL.