The John and Jill Ker Conway Residence


The John and Jill Ker Conway Residence, which opened in 2016, is a 124-unit, mixed-income residence for veterans who have formerly experienced chronic homelessness and low-income residents.

Project Partner and Co-Developer: McCormack Baron Salazar.

Architect: Sorg Architects. Photo: Courtesy of Sorg Architects


  • First mixed-income supportive housing development in Washington, DC.
  • Developed by Community Solutions and McCormack Baron Salazar, opened in Winter 2016


  • Developed on land owned by the District of Columbia in rapidly developing NoMA neighborhood
  • Designed to aid in ending veteran homelessness in the District of Columbia
  • Financing and support knitted together from over 10 different agencies and funders


  • Designed by Sorg Architects
  • Silvery white metal paneling and distinctive “stacked blocks” shape to create complementary contrast with surrounding buildings
  • Sustainable building materials and extensive glazing system to enliven apartment interiors
  • Building contains 124 units of mixed-income housing:
    • 60 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless veterans
    • 17 units of permanent supportive housing for individuals served by DC Department of Behavioral Health
    • 47 units workforce housing for individuals making no more than 60% of Area Median Income (AMI)