Category Archives: Take Action

“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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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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DC Residents Fill City Hall Outside of Closed-Door Budget Negotiations

Yesterday, over 100 DC residents gathered at the Wilson Building for the Fair Budget Coalition’s “One City Needs” Action.  Dozens of residents living in poverty, service providers, and advocates stood together outside the closed-door budget negotiations being held by the … Continue reading

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Take Action! Tell DC Leaders to Use the Budget to Meet Basic Human Needs

Yesterday, we shared The Fair Budget Coalition’s (FBC) recommendations for $100 million investment in affordable housing. Today, we invite you to join us and FBC in taking action to ensure that the city’s budget puts DC residents first.  Here’s why: The Mayor … Continue reading

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