District of Columbia

The Washington D.C. Zoning Commission is considering a proposal to limit the ability to convert or expand rowhouses. The proposed ordinance has provoked controversy about the effect of the law for the city's supply of housing.
4 days ago   Washington City Paper
<p>A Washington D.C. developer is seeking feedback about possible redevelopment options through the social netowrking website facebook.com.</p>
Jan 25, 2008   Washington (D.C.) Business Journal
<p>Despite recent findings by consultants that a plan to extend the Washington D.C. metro rail system to Dulles International Airport would qualify for full funding, federal officials are hesitant to approve it, fearing another Big Dig.</p>
Jan 18, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>Design teams presented their visions for the future of Washington D.C. recently. Their outlook was overwhelmingly dire.</p>
Jan 17, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>In Washington, D.C., the historic preservation office will not allow a ramp to the front door of a 1930s rowhouse, so elderly residents must live in the basement that has access to a back alley.</p>
Jan 12, 2008   The Washington Post
<p>This post from <em>The Next American City</em>'s blog looks at plans for building affordable housing in Washington D.C. and how the city is in a much better position to provide for its low income residents than many other major cities.</p>
Dec 23, 2007   The Next American City
<p>Transit fares were recently increased for the Washington D.C. Metro transit system. The fare hike is the largest increase in the agency's history.</p>
Dec 17, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>The regional association of governments in Washington D.C. is calling on its member cities to put more emphasis on encouraging environmentally friendly development.</p>
Dec 13, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>On the tail of a recent announcement that Washington D.C. would decommission up to two dozen public schools, columnist Roger K. Lewis suggests that the closings can be a good thing, and that they open the door for adaptive reuse.</p>
Dec 11, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>In a gentrifying neighborhood in Washington D.C., residents are campaigning against a local liquor store they say encourages littering and public drunkenness. But longtime neighborhood residents defend the store, calling it a neighborhood staple.</p>
Dec 11, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>After a string of pedestrian fatalities, Montgomery County, Maryland, is pushing a broad plan to improve pedestrian safety.</p>
Dec 7, 2007   The Washington Post