The shutdown has begun. Here’s what it means for D.C. [Washington Shutdown Paper]

The D.C. area will be hit by far the hardest. [Trulia]

And it’ll likely hit the brakes on home sales. [WBJ]

Fundrise works on its first residential project. [UrbanTurf]

Citywide streetcar in five years? It’s not impossible. [GGW]

Commission of Fine Arts not impressed with Douglass Bridge plans. [WBJ]

Church-to-home conversions in D.C. [Curbed]

Today on the market: Two-unit rowhouse in Bloomingdale