New Hot Topic: Idaho Avenue Shelter

In August, CPCA was invited by the DC Department of Health and Human Services to name 3 members to the “Ward 3 Short-term Family Housing Advisory Team.”  Our representatives are Ruth Caplan, Pamela Korbel, and Ann Hamilton.  Reports of meetings and key developments are being posted under Hot Topics – Idaho Ave. Shelter.

Key facts:

  • Ward 3 site location: 3320 Idaho Ave adjacent to District 2 police station
    • established by act of City Council which requires use of city-owned land
    • every ward either has an existing (Ward 2) or planned facility
  • BZA zoning hearing has not yet been scheduled
  • Construction currently projected to start June 2017
  • Construction completion projected for December 2019
  • Official website with updates  mayor.dc.gov/homewarddc