Neighbors: Last night, I emailed complaints about several vacant properties that have become nuisances (310, 312 P St and 1500 First St). I received a reply the next day stating that a follow-up will be done in 7 days. I encourage you to report any properties like these. Let’s send the message that we will … More Vacant Properties … Please Report!
The long-vacant 304 Q NW is on its way to becoming an apartment building. Buyer Jason Bonnet of Bonnet Development Group, who was wielding his weed-wacker in the property’s front yard on Saturday morning, plans to build a 2-BR, 1-bath apartment on each of the structure’s three floors. An additional basement apartment is possible, if … More New Apartment Project
Big thanks to Margaret on P St for compiling this list for us! Also see InShaw’s post on How to tell your neighor they owe taxes! The “Notice of Real Property Tax Sale” was published by DC OTR on July 23. It announces the auction date of September 9th to 11th, 2009. Properties in … More Properties in our area on the 2009 Tax Sale list
Via: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/local/D_C_-likely-to-cut-vacant-property-tax-rate-in-half-8041530-52101147.html By: Michael Neibauer Examiner Staff Writer July 31, 2009 The D.C. Council is poised to halve the 10 percent tax rate on vacant property, a levy several members consider punitive and generally ineffective in spurring owners to rehabilitate their languishing properties. The move, strongly backed by Council Chairman Vincent Gray, is unusual given … More Vacant Property Tax Rate could go down
I did not see an overabundance of familiar faces at the Bundy Property meeting with OPM on July 9th, so I decided to share my personal notes. There are a few important conditions review. The Bundy property is actually owned by two agencies. The District of Columbia owns the southern half of the property and … More Bundy Properties Meeting
Does anyone have any updates on vacant properties in their immediate surroundings? I need help to keep this list current.
See the article on the Greater Greater Washington blog about the history of the O Street Market at 7th and P St NW.
… (last post and then I swear i’m on vacation)… What is going on with the ANEC Annex lot of empty buildings on the southwest corner of NJ and P St? It just got new asphalt laid by the city. But isn’t that a private lot? The buildings look much more haggard now that … More Speaking of concrete…
Have you seen this Google feature where you can zoom in on any house? Did you know you can “drive down the road” on Google Maps and zoom in where ever you want? For example, this is the image of the house at 312 P St NW where people have been hanging out, bothering residents. … More Vacant Property talk
Some of you have seen me or my girlfriend Ama out front in the garden on 3rd Street NW. We’re by no means professionals, but I’ve let myself become obsessed and in the process have learned quite a bit. This season will be our first season growing at something close to capacity for our little … More Growing food in Shaw