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Alexandria Sets Hearing To Consider Eminent Domain For Boat Club Parking Lot

Lawmakers in Alexandria have set a date for a public hearing where they will consider the use of eminent domain to take a parking lot owned by the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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D.C. Debates Changes To Building-Height Limits

Local and federal officials are butting heads over the possibility of changing building-height limits in Washington, D.C.

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Buying A Home Cheaper Than Renting In D.C. Area, At Least For Now

Should you rent a home in the D.C. area or buy? A report says its significantly cheaper to buy, but that may be changing with mortgage rates on the rise.

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Gray Cancels Tax Lien Sales Of D.C. Homes

Mayor Vincent Gray has ordered the cancellation of dozens of sales of homes for unpaid tax bills a week after a report detailed how some homeowners were losing properties over relatively small overdue bills.

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D.C. Residents Forced Into Foreclosure Over Unpaid Tax Bills

A Washington Post investigation found that hundreds of D.C. homeowners lost their homes to foreclosure over unpaid tax liens.

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Foreclosure Free-For-All In The District

For several decades now, the D.C. government has sold the debts of homeowners behind on tax bills to private investors, who can then charge sky-high interest rates and fees and pursue forecloses on the properties.

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Maryland Town Celebrates Its 15 Hours Of Fame

One Montgomery County town claims it was the U.S. capital for nearly 15 hours during the War of 1812.

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Zillow Values White House At Nearly $320 Million

According to the real estate website Zillow.com, the White House would list for $319 million, if it were on the market.

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Foreign Investors Snap Up D.C. Real Estate

Investors from Abu Dhabi to Norway, Qatar to Korea are buying office buildings and development projects in D.C. We explore what booming foreign investment means for the city.

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Historic D.C. Housing Project Marks 75 Years

Langston Terrace, D.C.'s first public housing project designed and built by African Americans, recently turned 75 years old.

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