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Mayor Bowser, District Officials, and Federal Partners to Celebrate the Opening of a New Veterans Housing Program

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

(Washington, DC) – On Thursday, January 12 at 10 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro; US Secretary of Veteran Affairs Bob McDonald; and DC residents to celebrate the ribbon cutting and opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence at North Capitol Commons. With support from local and federal partners, this housing program will help to achieve the goal of ending homelessness among veterans in the District.

Named after the late World War II veteran and his wife, the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence includes 60 units of permanent supportive housing for veterans experiencing homelessness and 64 units for District residents who meet the income requirements for affordability. The building has 12 floors and 124 efficiencies – 60 of which are fully furnished – and residents will receive assistance with health needs through case managers.

WHEN:

Thursday, January 12 at 10 am

WHO:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro
US Secretary of Veteran Affairs Bob McDonald

WHERE:

The John and Jill Ker Conway Residence
North Capitol Commons
1005 North Capitol Street, NW
*Closest Metro: NoMa-Gallaudet Metro Station*

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].