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HAzle REid Crawford, city official, housing management executive. Certified property manager.


Crawford, HAzle REid was born on January 18, 1939 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of Hazle and Mary (Reid) Crawford.


Student, Howard University, 1963. Student, District of Columbia Teachers College, 1965. Student, American University, 1967.

Bachelor, Chicago State University.


Manager Frederick W. Berens Sales, Inc., Washington, 1964-1966, property manager, 1966-1968, Polinger Company, 1968-1969. Vice president Polinger-Crawford Corporation, 1969-1973. President Hassaram Rijhumal Crawford, Inc., 1972-1973.

Vice president Kaufman & Broad Asset Management, Inc., 1971-1973. Assistant secretary housing management Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1973-1976. With Edgewood Management Corporation, Chevy Chase, Maryland, since 1976.

Faculty Howard University, 1971-1973. Consultant Department Defense, States of Michigan and New York.


  • Certified property manager.


Chairman Area Neighborhood Planning Council, 1967-1968. Council of chairmen Programs for Children and Youth, 20 neighborhood planning councils, 1968-1969, 11th Police Precinct Citizens Advisory Council, 1968-1969, 6th District Police-Citizens Advisory Council, 1970-1971. Treasurer Congress Heights Association for Service and Education, Inc., 1970-1971.

President Urban Rehabilitation corporation. President Archdiocese of Washington, 1971-1972, member, since 1970. Member National Urban League, since 1973, Council Black Presidential Appointees, since 1973.

Member District of Columbia City Council, since 1981, chairman committee on human services, since 1987, member committees on finance and revenue, consultant education, also judiciary, chairman committee on libraries, recreation and charitable games, 1984-1987. President Metropolitan Washington Council Governments, 1982-1984, chairman, 1984, 85. Board directors Bonabond, Inc., Washington Advisory Board Recreation, Anacosta Economic Development Corporation, Frederick Douglas Community Center, Congress Heights Association for Services and Education, American Cancer Society, Junior Citizens Corporation, Inc., Goodwill Industries, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American Red Cross, Metropolitan Police Boys and Girls Club.

Member executive committee Far East Community Services. Member District of Columbia Board Equalization and Review. Served with United States Air Force, 1957-1965.

Member Institute Real Estate Management (J. Wallace Paletou award 1974, Manager of Year award 1973), Builders, Owners and Managers Association, National Association Housing and Redevelopment Officials (honorary life member Southern regional council), Professional Property Managers Association, Washington Board Realtors, Washington Real Estate Brokers, National Association Home Builders.


Married Eleanora Braxton, October 8, 1956. Children– Leslie, Hazle, George, Gregory, Lynne.

Hazle Crawford

Mary (Reid) Crawford

Eleanora Braxton

Leslie Crawford

Hazle Crawford

George Crawford

Gregory Crawford

Lynne Crawford