Many residents walk, bike, and rely on public transit, making physical safety a primary focus. Crime is symptomatic of broader, underlying issues. My goal is to advance solutions that help to address the root causes.
Our area is changing rapidly. As new restaurants and condominiums go up, so does the cost of living. Affordable housing is a key priority of mine. There are responsible ways to improve neighborhood amenities, while still ensuring that a wide range of residents continue to afford to call Petworth home.
The Washington Post recently hailed 14th street, between Spring and Quincy, as the best “cheap eats and drinks in DC.” As the area becomes a more attractive place to live, businesses will vie to set up shop here . I want to help ensure that we are scaling in a way that is responsible to current residents, and sustainable for our future ones.