Category Archives: Housing

When Will The Arc Bend Towards Justice For DC Kids?

Just days ago marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stood at the Lincoln Memorial and delivered his “I Have A Dream Speech,” ushering in an era of massive progress in the … Continue reading

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“Hold On To HUD!” Housing Rally on Wednesday July 24th

Do you believe in affordable housing? If so, we hope you will join us tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24th for the “Hold on to HUD!” Housing Rally on the Capitol Southeast Lawn at 1pm. The event, sponsored by Housing Works, The … Continue reading

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DC Heat Wave Poses Great Risk to Homeless Residents: What You Can Do To Help

We’re smack in the middle of summer, and it is dangerously hot outside. Today’s highs are in the upper 90s and temperatures are expected to stay that high all week. We advise everyone to take care of themselves by drinking … Continue reading

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Council Vote on HSRA Amendments Is A Victory for DC Residents

Yesterday the DC Council took its final vote on the 2014 Budget Support Act and, as part of that act, the Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act of 2013. We’ve blogged extensively about our concerns about the original bill, from its … Continue reading

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Huge Revenue Windfall For DC: Take Action Today to Fund Human Needs And Fight For Better Shelter Reforms!

As reported by the Washington Post yesterday, the June revenue forecast is out and there is an additional $92.3 million estimated for fiscal year 2014! This is wonderful news for DC which, as the Post reports, is expected to take … Continue reading

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