Posted by Elissa Silverman on September 22, 2017 at 1:00 PM
It’s been a busy week, kicking off our fall legislative agenda. More on this below. DC Auditor Kathy Patterson released a report this week on another policy area we are working hard to improve: vacant and blighted properties. As our loyal readers know, we introduced a bill that became law last year trying to streamline putting vacant properties on the list and adding more manpower resources to enforcement of the law. We were asked by the Auditor to share our knowledge of this policy area as her team began their investigation, and we will continue to work to make sure these properties are not a blight on our neighborhoods.
This past week also welcomed a new year, 5778, for me and others who observe Rosh Hashanah. L’shanah tovah and best wishes for a healthy, happy, and peaceful year ahead for all of us whether you celebrate the holiday or not.Read more