Featured profile in Design, Develop and Construct Magazine Urban Matters Development's Eden Place is reviewed in the Winter 2012 issue of Design, Develop and Construct Journal. Read the article.
Eden Place at Beulah Crossing Selected as Site to Launch New Initiative to Boost Homeownership Mayor Vincent C. Gray; Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III; Mike Golden, Greater Washington, D.C. Region President, Wells Fargo; Michael L. Forster, Chief Financial Officer, NeighborWorks America; Reverend Jim Dickerson, Founder and Chair of Manna, Inc. and community stakeholders will hold a press conference at Eden Place at Beulah Crossing to announce the launch of their CityLIFTSM homeownership assistance program for Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County, MD. The $7 million innovative sustainable housing program is an initiative to help revitalize neighborhoods and will provide prospective homebuyers with the opportunity to see if they qualify for down payment assistance of $20,000. The CityLIFTSM program is designed to provide down payment assistance and homebuyer education programs in areas most impacted by the financial crisis. The program was developed in response to the 2012 settlement with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and is a collaboration between Wells Fargo Bank N.A. and Neighborworks America. Read the full Press Release now (PDF).
House of Lebanon Groundbreaking with DC’s Mayor Vincent Gray Mayor Vincent Gray, Councilman Michael Brown, Rev. H. Lionel Edmonds, members of Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), financial partners, and community residents and stakeholders attended the groundbreaking for House of Lebanon on August 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM. Located at 27 O St., NW at the intersection of O Street and North Capitol Street in the Shaw neighborhood in Washington, DC, the development is the adaptive reuse of the historic MM Washington Career High School. The redevelopment of the site will create 82 affordable rental senior apartments and 12,000 square feet of community space for use by residents, community members and non-profit organizations. Developed as a partnership of MissionFirst Housing Development Corporation, UrbanMatters Development Partners L.L.C., and Mt. Lebanon Community Development Corporation, the project is a public/private partnership that collaboratively executes the mission of the District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development to create and preserve opportunities for affordable housing and economic development and to revitalize undeserved communities in the District of Columbia. Read the full press release.
UMDP mentioned in Northwest Current article. Urban Matters Development Partners was mentioned in the Northwest Current in an article on a project in Cleveland Park. Read the full issue here.
NBC4 covers grand opening of Eden Place Eden Place at Beulah Crossing Grand Opening, NBC4, March, 24, 2012
ABC7 Story on Eden Crossing Eden Place at Beulah Crossing offers affordable housing in Northeast D.C., ABC7.com, March 23, 2012
Groundbreaking Coverage at Eden Place DCRealEstate.com covered the groundbreaking at Eden Place. Learn more about it on their website.
Eden Place on Bisnow Bisnow mentioned the first model home unveiling at Eden Place, and quoted UrbanMatters' Ray Nix. Read the entire item at Bisnow.