After local tenants withheld their rent to demand repairs, their landlord sent them eviction notices. A rally was held the morning of their court date.
The clearing of people and their possessions from the K Street underpass between First and 2nd streets NE will take place on Thursday, Jan. 16 regardless of weather conditions, according to Jessica Smith, a policy analyst for the Office of the Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services.
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The founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty says how the Trump administration has only hindered those who are experiencing homelessness.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Community Connections almost $924,000 for permanent supportive housing.
When I last wrote I ended on a less than optimistic note. Our democracy is on the verge of going down the crapper thanks to… Read more »
While the left has always been fragmented and disjointed one thing that united liberals were opposed to war. What drew me to the left was… Read more »
Sometimes I get irritated when liberals try to label you. I supported Jesse Jackson and voted twice for Barack Obama. The reason I left the… Read more »
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Arthur Johnson gives examples of how the city as a whole can learn from the World Series winning Washington Nationals.
One of our vendors gives us a different voice on why there needs to be a new halfway house in the District.
The Office of the Attorney General is to force Sanford Capitol, a known slumlord, to pay $1.1 million in restitution to its former residents.
Brookland Manor residents keep on fighting the possible displacement they face with upcoming redevelopment.
Behind the plastic picket fence Epitaphs that make no sense When Sawhain rears its scabrous head We rejoice that we’re not dead! ___________________ The ancient… Read more »
No, I’m not talking about baseball. Your sales pitch could be lame, so-so, great or magical. I put a lot of thought into my pitches…. Read more »
When we were last with Gerald in his hometown of New Orleans, he was on the streets again, kickin’ it with his new friend Minew… Read more »
I passed out (from what I later learned was very high blood pressure) at the McPherson Square bus stop. Someone called 911. When I opened… Read more »
Six years ago, my mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. From that point on, I have been going with her to some of her doctor’s… Read more »
This is the story of a Puerto Rican who is homeless in D.C., or “homefree,” as I would prefer to be considered. Directly from the… Read more »
Home is not where the heart is at Because if you’re unhappy in your home Then your keys will never become a set. So try… Read more »