Deeply Affordable and Targeted Housing

All Ward 5 residents deserve safe, quality, affordable housing as a foundation for their well-being and success. In the short-term: no one should lose their home due to the pandemic. Zachary wants to ensure that landlords receive the rent they are owed and that renters can stay in their homes without being punished. In the long-term, DC must dramatically increase investment in permanently affordable housing for low-income families, targeting those in greatest need, and protecting long-time homeowners against the pressures of rising property taxes.