How2 Papers

The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) is here to help property managers better manage their buildings. With this goal in mind we have created How2 guides to assist property managers with common issues that might arise Downtown.  Keep your eyes open for more new How2 papers which will continue to be released in the future.

How2 Papers

How2: Tree Boxes


February 2017
How2: Address Homeless Concerns

The BID's philosophy is that homeless individuals are part of the city's fabric, too.

June 2015
How 2: Report Suspicious Activity

DowntownDC BID suspicious activity reporting guidelines for commercial office buildings

September 2014
How2: Do Business in Public Space

This How2 guide addresses sidewalk cafés, street signage and advertisements in public space.

November 2013
How2: Manage Publisher Box Concerns

This How2 guide addresses what property managers can do to manage publisher boxes.

September 2013