Affordable Senior Housing Pitched In Friendship Heights Using Newly Allowed Density Boost

The D.C. government aimed to spur more housing development in Friendship Heights as part of the Comprehensive Plan update Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law this month, and one project is already taking advantage of the changes. 
The Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home, a senior living community at 5425 Western Ave. NW, is in talks with a development partner to add a new affordable senior living building of at least 80 units on an empty lot on the northeastern portion of its property, Board President Matthew Frumin told Bisnow. 
The 5.4-acre property has additional underutilized land that Frumin said could support more residential development in the future, potentially including market-rate units, but…

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