Today, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that ten projects have been selected to receive funding to produce and preserve 940 affordable homes and more than 300 market rate homes. Banneker, along with its non-profit partner, Medina Life, a Masjid Muhammad community development corporation, and nine other development teams will join the ongoing affordable housing initiative in the District to produce more affordable housing. Banneker's project will redevelop one half of a city block and bring 81 new units of housing and ground floor retail space.
The announcement from Mayor Muriel Bowser is applauded as the Mayor continues to create safer and affordable communities. Read more from the Office of the Mayor, and Biznow here.
The Clara on MLK is located in the Anacostia neighborhood of Ward 8 and will include a retail and residential community.