2010 Archives - Bread for the City

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2-year Tenants’ Strike at Marbury Plaza Ends with Plan for $5 Million in Repairs

A two-year tenants' rent strike at a Southeast Washington apartment complex, started after the deaths of a toddler and her mother in a 2005 laundry room explosion exposed longstanding security and maintenance issues, has been settled, with the complex's owner agreeing to pay $5 million for repairs.

Bread for the City is closed Monday, October 10, for Indigenous Peoples Day.

We acknowledge that we are on the occupied land of Anacostan and Piscataway people who have been impacted by centuries of the same structural oppressions that Bread for the City is working to eradicate.

Learn about indigenous DC natives