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Community Development Week 2016, what to expect

Groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, and more

This week, the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) will host a variety of activities that will honor and recognize different organizations and their efforts to create affordable housing in Washington, D.C. The annual event, titled Community Development Week, will feature everything from ribbon cuttings to groundbreakings to open houses.

Below, see what functions to look forward to this week:

Tuesday, October 11

9:45 a.m.: Level 2 Development invests $1.3 million to Habitat for Humanity
The funding will go towards 12 new affordable homes in the Ivy City neighborhood.
1814 Central Place NE

11 a.m.: Ribbon cutting for Edgewood Commons
The ribbon cutting will celebrate the culmination of a four-phase, five-year revitalization effort that has exceeded $50 million.
601 Edgewood Street NE

1 p.m.: Public launch of the Online Preservation Catalog
The catalog is a project of the Urban Institute that will contain over 39,000 units of housing assisted by federal and local subsidies.
2100 M Street NW

Wednesday, October 12

6 p.m.: The grand opening of SB Works
SB Works is a small business resource center that provides subsidized business services, a select number of service providers, and meeting and co-working spaces for local small business.
2316 Rhode Island Avenue NE

Thursday, October 13

9 a.m.: Rehab groundbreaking for 60 affordable apartments in Brightwood
Funded by the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development through the Housing Production Trust Fund, D.C.-based Manna will rehabilitate two apartment buildings in Brightwood.
1370 Fort Stevens Drive NW

6 p.m.: A Community of Leaders: Cultivating Equitable Communities
This event will highlight the CNHED’s accomplishments, while also raising funds for community development solutions for low- and moderate-income D.C. residents.
1840 14th Street NW