The mayor wants an investigation into a failed plan to build housing for at-risk young men in the District.
D.C.’s decades-old loan program to assist first-time home buyers has helped thousands of families. But some buyers have taken on so much debt, they are struggling to pay bills or facing foreclosure. Nearly one in five buyers participating in the city’s program is behind on mortgage payments.
The Post has identified about 75 delayed or abandoned constructions projects nationwide — including about 30 empty lots — that received funding from HUD’s HOME program.
The Post examined every major project currently funded under the Housing and Urban Development program, analyzing a database of 5,100 projects worth $3.2 billion, studying more than 600 satellite images and collecting information from 165 housing agencies nationwide.
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