Cheaper rent East of the River has drawn arts organizations and artists to places like historic Anacostia. We explore the arts scene and what increasing development will mean.
It’s an annual uncertainty in the life of a renter: Will my bills go up next year, and if so, will I still be able afford my place? A new tenants report in Montgomery County shows growing concern about spiking rents and unexpected evictions. Kojo examines a proposal to stabilize costs in this part of the Washington region, and explores why some local politicians and landlords aren’t eager to support it.
- Matt Losak Chair, Montgomery County Tenants Work Group
- Shaun Pharr Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington
- Marc Elrich Member, Montgomery County Council (D- At Large)
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While development in Anacostia has so far come in fits and starts, many see the area as poised for dramatic transformation in the next few years. We explore what direction that development might take the historic neighborhood.
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