“What’s conclusive is that African-Americans are overrepresented in the homeless population …” UMD professor calls for more research into relationship between perceived race and homelessness.
Content categorized as Encampments
Members of a long-standing “hidden” tent city faced eviction and a clean up as part of an ongoing effort overseen by the Office of the Deputy Mayor.
More than a dozen people who had sought refuge next to Union Station were evicted from their encampment under the H Street overpass on Thursday… Read more »
A multi-day stand-off ends in the unprecedented eviction of homeless camp residents.
An account from Parcel 42, where an encampment has been set up to encourage changes in the District’s priorities and policies.
Reportin on Organizing Neighborhood Equity DC’s efforts to try to have DC fulfill promises on permanent housing.
A description of the events and circumstances leading to the private building owner’s at 1401 New York Avenue NW from restricting homeless individuals from sleeping out front of the building.
This article discusses how the impact of President Obama’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Program (HPRP) is about to be assessed against the raw statistics.
The hemisphere’s first-ever International Tent City and Housing Alternative Day kicks off in Portland’s Dignity Village on Sunday, May 15th, at noon.
In “Without a Net,” Michelle Kennedy reminisces on her own experience with an honesty that makes the book both informative and a compelling read, especially to people who think it can’t happen to them.
The District recently took a major step towards normalizing the way it handles the possessions of homeless people who are living on the street.