Single-Site Permanent Supportive Housing
The Dunbar was the first female-only single-site permanent supportive housing (PSH) project for women unaccompanied by children. The Dunbar building began housing residents in the Fall of 2009. Each woman has her own efficiency apartment with a full kitchen and bathroom. The building has three wheelchair accessible units, and a community room with shared phones, television, computers, and space for meetings and get-togethers.
Built in 1927
Opening: 2009, Fall
Neighborhood: Truxton Circle, Northwest
Open Arms Housing’s second building, Owen House, opened in Fall of 2015 in the Trinidad neighborhood. Owen includes four one-bedroom apartments.
Built in 1935
Opening: 2015, Fall
Neighborhood: Trinidad, Northeast
The Michaels Organization, in partnership with Ainger Place Development Corporation, developed Ainger Place Apartments. Ainger Place is a three-story mid-rise, 72-unit, affordable multifamily housing development located in Ward-8.
Ainger Place will incorporate eight Permanent Supportive Housing units, for women at risk of homelessness, who will receive individual case management and supportive services.
Opening: 2020, Winter
Neighborhood: Congress Heights, Southeast
PSH Units: 8