Thursday, August 14, 2014

So someone asked, "why does Anacostia and Southeast DC considered such a bad area?"


During one of her nightly "Southeast DC" Google searches The Advoc8te stumbled across this Reddit thread from 4 months ago. Go HERE to read the full thread. 




At first glance this may seem like such a random post following the 10 rental posts before this one. Or is it so random?

How much does location (or the perception of a location) factor in people seeking affordable housing?

Case in point: 



Go HERE to read the responses. 

2 comments:

h st ll said...

I don't know. I've had some friends who live near me on H (who rent) who are now looking for houses and they are looking some in Anacostia/Deanwood. People seem to appreciate the housing stock but for whatever reason they always seem to look at open houses at 2pm on a Sunday when Nurish is closed and it seems like most weekends UnionTown doesn't open til 5pm. So they say nothing they can walk to is open. It's frustrating trying to explain to them...

And people seem to have concerns about loitering around Anacostia metro station.

Anonymous said...

I will say it again, if these "people" refuse to be informed, then let them stay in NOVA, Montgomery County or wherever. I moved to Washington Highlands 15 years ago. I did not need a Starbucks or yoga or 7 eleven. I did purchase a 1900 sq. ft town home for 105K. I have never been robbed or had my home broken in. I don't need any millenials who will not be vested in the community living near me. Nor do I want any of those mindless smart phone I don't pay attention when I cross the street living near me Whose laughing now living in a condo near the YARDS paying 5 times what I paid with a 1/3 of the space.