Affordable Housing

Greater Washington District Challenge

October 27 | No Comments on Greater Washington District Challenge

At his installation service on October 23, 2016, Rev. Dr. Gerry Green encouraged the Greater Washington District of the United Methodist Church to work together to create, fund and support the residents in as many units of affordable housing as possible through The Rev. Adrienne Terry Fund for Affordable Housing. The spontaneous offering that day […]

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The Adrienne Terry Fund for Affordable Housing

October 23 | 1 Comment on The Adrienne Terry Fund for Affordable Housing

In the Spring of 2015, several United Methodists in DC decided that together we could do something significant to solve the problem of affordable housing and the negative impact of gentrification. The Rev. Adrienne Terry was a founding leader of what became known as InspireDC’s Affordable Housing Coalition (AHC). Her vast experience with affordable housing—including […]

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4 Ways You Can Help Decrease Homelessness and Increase Affordable Housing

October 22 | No Comments on 4 Ways You Can Help Decrease Homelessness and Increase Affordable Housing

InspireDC works in collaboration with churches, government agencies, developers and non-profits to to acquire, develop and preserve affordable housing units while ensuring that newly housed residents have the holistic support they need to thrive. In the process, we are working to eliminate displacement of residents. We seek to partner with compassionate and justice-seeking allies who […]

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Affordable Housing FAQs

October 21 | 1 Comment on Affordable Housing FAQs

 

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One Home at a Time Affordable Housing Model

September 23 | 1 Comment on One Home at a Time Affordable Housing Model

One of our strategies for disrupting gentrification and providing affordable housing is inspired by the work of two United Methodist Churches in DC. Inspired by the development of the “Gerard House” model by David and Barbara Kennedy, with the support of Capitol Hill UMC, and the work of McKendree-Simms-Brookland UMC which has acquired and housed […]

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