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District of Columbia

Douglass Community Land Trust
1231 Good Hope Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020


Purpose: Maintain community control amidst neighborhood gentrification, equitable development of Ward 8.
Land Holdings: Renovating a 65-unit apartment complex, preparing to receive a portion of City First Homes land holdings
Governance Notes: Under the guidance of City First Homes while they educate the community; Will have an elected, tripartite board and place-based membership.
Partners: City First Enterprises and City First Homes, Building Bridges Across the River.
Funders:  Enterprise, Greater Washington Community Foundation.
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Photos of Anacostia neighborhood by City First Homes