Committee on Economic Development

Committee Chair

Muriel Bowser


The Committee on Economic Development is responsible for matters related to economic, industrial, and commercial development; the disposition of property for economic development purposes; development, maintenance, preservation, and regulation of the housing stock, including rental housing; and neighborhood development, improvement, stabilization, and urban affairs; cable television; and matters relating to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.


No staff members are on this committee.

Agencies under the Committee on Economic Development

  • Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
  • District of Columbia Housing Authority
  • Housing Finance Agency
  • Housing Production Trust Fund
  • Office of Cable Television
  • Rental Housing Commission
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority *

* This entity is a federal agency or regional body.  As such, the Committee does not have direct oversight but, rather, serves as a liaison for the Council in relations to this entity.