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Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on New Affordable Senior Housing Project in Ward 4

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Groundbreaking Marks Second Phase of Housing and Mixed-Use Development at Riggs Road and South Dakota Avenue

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, July 20 at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will be joined by District officials and community members to break ground on Riggs Crossing Senior Residences, a new, 93-unit senior affordable housing development coming to the Riggs Parks community. 
Riggs Crossing Senior Residences is the second phase of a two-phase project at the intersection of Riggs Road and South Dakota Avenue NE. In 2022, Mayor Bowser cut the ribbon on the first phase of the project and delivered 90 townhomes to the District, five of which were designated as affordable housing. Mayor Bowser began working on this project while serving as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner and later as the Ward 4 Councilmember. 
Thursday, July 20 at 11 am 
Mayor Muriel Bowser    
Councilmember Janeese Lewis George, Ward 4   
Christopher Donald, Executive Director and CEO, DC Housing Finance Agency 
Drew Hubbard, Deputy Director, Department of Housing and Community Development 
Carmen Romero, President & CEO, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing 
Aakash Thakkar, Chief Acquisitions Officer, EYA, LLC
311 Riggs Road NE (Across from the Walmart) 
*Closest Metro Station: Fort Totten Metro Station*     
*Closest Bikeshare Station: 3rd Street and Riggs Road NE*   

Nearby parking will be extremely limited. Shuttle service will be provided to the event from the nearby Colonial Parking Garage (5201 South Dakota Ave NE). 
Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].   
The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view the event, visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN), or watch on Mayor Bowser’s Facebook or Twitter. 
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