Tracking benefits
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

 
$
%
123
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
|
 
Still loading...
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRS
1
Benefits reduced
2
City Vista Renters say fees tacked on to their rent have pushed them out of low-income units in the building.
3
DC USA Achieved just 10 percent of its goal for local businesses on the ground floor. Two years after opening it had 725 employees, fewer than the 1,000 to 1,200 expected.
4
Hurt Home The project was downsized and the affordable housing was downsized even more – from 12 units to three.
5
Mandarin Oriental Less than 33 percent of the 1,266 jobs created were taken by D.C. residents, according to a 2012 report by city Auditor’s office.
6
The Wharf The percent of affordable housing units dropped from 30 percent to 20 percent because the project’s size increased without bumping up low-income units.
7
West End library and fire station A plan to build 52 units of affordable housing above the fire station may not happen unless the city provides an additional subsidy.
8
Highland Park/Park PlaceNeighborhood fund wasn't created and retail hasn't been filled.
9
Benefits delayed
10
Capital Fire Station Construction started this year, three years after the developers hoped it would.
11
Convention Center hotel City planners wanted construction on the convention center hotel to start in 2002. It started ten years later.
12
Gateway at Marketplace This project was delayed seven years.
13
Heights on Georgia Avenue The developer planned to start construction in Spring 2010, but construction began in early 2012.
14
Howard Town Center It has been more than four years since the land deal was finalized and construction hasn’t started.
15
Kelsey Gardens Construction was expected to be done by now but it just recently started. The developer sold the property for more than double what it paid after securing a $20 million tax exemption in 2011.
16
Strand Theater This project, awarded in 2008, received two, 1-year extensions and recently received a two-year extension because of trouble securing financing.
17
Progression PlaceThe original plan was to have this project completed in 2009. More than three years later, it's not done.
18
Randall SchoolIn 2004, D.C. provided the initial approval for a developer to buy the property at a discount. One of the developers dropped out, then another. A new developer purchased the property a few years ago.
19
Benefits reduced and delayed
20
Minnesota BenningThe building was expected to be done in 2011 but it just started construction last year. Instead of making all the apartments affordable, 92 percent will be.
21
Hine School Several potential renters that would have benefitted the area – including a youth learning center and a theater company headquarters – dropped out of the project. Construction was supposed to start as early as 2011, but still hasn’t in part due to a zoning dispute.
22
Capper Carrollsburg It’s halfway done more than six years after the whole project would have been done under the original plan, according to HUD, and pledged benefits such as 50 home-ownership units for former public housing residents haven't materialized
23
Eckington One/Trilogy at NoMa Retail was downsized 90 percent and delays were in part due to the original developer backing out
24
Fort Lincoln Retail A retail center was pledged decades ago, as was another school and a recreation area complete with a lake and trails, according to city documents from the 1970s. The developer received approval for a $10 million subsidy in 2004, at which point the plan was to open the first store, Costco in 2006 but it opened in late 2012
25
Rhode Island Row A two year delay for the project was blamed on the recession. Developers projected 184 jobs in testimony. Thier projection this year was 157 jobs
26
Really needed?
27
1150 K St. NW Condo unit owners interviewed in this building said they didn't know they were receiving any tax break, and said it didn't help fuel their decision to buy
28
1117 10th St NWCondo unit owners interviewed in this building said they didn't know they were receiving any tax break, and said it didn't help fuel their decision to buy
29
400 Massachusetts Ave. NWCondo unit owners interviewed in this building said they didn't know they were receiving any tax break, and said it didn't help fuel their decision to buy
30
555 Massachusetts Ave. NWCondo unit owners interviewed in this building said they didn't know they were receiving any tax break, and said it didn't help fuel their decision to buy
31
631 D St.Condo unit owners interviewed in this building said they didn't know they were receiving any tax break, and said it didn't help fuel their decision to buy
32
921 F St. NW Condo unit owners interviewed in this building said they didn't know they were receiving any tax break, and said it didn't help fuel their decision to buy
33
Camden Grand Parc/Summit Grand ParcThis luxury building a block from the White House has a four-story robotic car elevator and charges high rents, up to $10,000
34
800 kenilworthThis development was already built and leasing units when the "incentive" was approved
35
CoStarThis downtown office building was flipped for record profit the year after receiving the abatement
36
Grays on PennsylvaniaThis development was already built and leasing units, and had already secured other subsidies, when the "incentive" was approved
37
Howard Town CenterDC's CFO did a detailed analysis showing the subsidy wasn't needed
38
Wayne PlaceThis development was already built and leasing units when the "incentive" was approved
39
Hurt HomeThe city sold this mansion in Georgetown for $350,000 though it was valued at about $9 million and overlooks a 43-acre park
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
Loading...
 
 
 
Sheet1