Category Archives: Housing

ULI Washington’s Housing, Regionalism Councils Hold Joint Meeting

ULI Washington’s Housing Initiatives and Regionalism Councils held a joint meeting on December 7 to discuss how issues addressed by both councils can affect the affordability and supply of housing in the region. More than 30 people attended the half-day mini-conference held at ULI headquarters. The morning began with an exercise in which groups explored solutions to different housing challenges faced by individuals and families. It was noted that many lower-cost options, such as single-room occupancy hotels and boarding houses, no longer exist. Property owners can make more money renting … Read More

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Housing Initiative Council hosts “Visualizing Density” Walking Tour for Public Officials

On April 8th, members of the ULI Washington Housing Council took about 30 government staff from Loudon County to Montgomery County, and in everywhere in between on a walking tour of Merrifield and the Mosaic District to learn about density. We started our morning hearing from Fred Selden, Director of the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning. He shared with us how the area went from an area where you could come rent construction equipment to over 16 million square feet of development, including 3,300 rental apartments. Our first … Read More

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ULI Housing Initiative Council holds Inaugural Event: Making Mixed Income Affordable Projects a Success for all Stakeholders

On June 10, 2014, a mix of professionals and student ULI members filled a classroom of the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies campus for a panel discussion hosted by the ULI Washington Housing Initiative Council. The ULI Housing Initiative Council was created in 2012 in order to identify and share best practices on all forms of residential development in the Washington region. The Council is comprised of ULI members from the public and private sectors who are involved in the planning, design, financing or development of affordable, multifamily, mixed-use, … Read More

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