One Reason Why DC Struggles to Build Affordable Housing in Wealthy Neighborhoods

April 24, 2024

DC Struggles to Build Affordable Housing in Wealthy Neighborhoods. Here’s One Reason Why.

By Patrick McAnaney, Senior Project Manager, Somerset Development Company

This fourth installment of Patrick McAnaney’s year-long column examines one reason why DC faces additional difficulty when attempting to build affordable housing in the District’s wealthier neighborhoods — land value.