The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Community Connections almost $924,000 for permanent supportive housing.
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Brookland Manor residents keep on fighting the possible displacement they face with upcoming redevelopment.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson personally congratulated the most recent class of seven new homeowners for successfully completing the D.C. Housing Authority’s Home Ownership Assistance Program.
Artist and vendor Ronald Smoot shares his view on life after being released from jail
Vendor Moyo Onibuje discusses his experience finding housing, the comforts of his new home, and his ambitions for the future.
Approximately 15 representatives from the People For Fairness Coalition canvassed the Wilson Building on Dec. 21, seeking more funding and stronger legal protections to address… Read more »
A lawsuit against several real estate companies claims discrimination against tenants with housing vouchers.
There is a lack of services available to victims of domestic violence in Washington, D.C. A coalition of advocates assessed 22 District agencies and the D.C. Council to evaluate how they handle situations of domestic violence internally and externally.
Residents of the Barry Farm housing development held a rally on Aug. 18 to halt demolition and to demand a seat at the table to discuss the redevelopment plan for the area.
A handful of residents of Barry Farm, a public housing complex in Anacostia, breathed a sigh of relief earlier this year when plans to demolish and redevelop the neighborhood were sent back for revision.
Increased funding for housing vouchers are helping people move off of the street and furnish their new homes.
As treatment for HIV has improved over the years, federal funding dedicated to housing for HIV-positive people has not. Service providers are struggling to help new people in need as others continue to age and housing costs skyrocket.
Maria Foscarinis, the founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty, explains why Ben Carson’s plans to end homelessness do not consider the actual needs of those experiencing homelessness.
The number of homeless people in Washington, D.C., dropped about 10 percent, from 8,350 in January 2016 to 7,473 last year. But I wouldn’t get… Read more »
Dr. Dennis Culhane’s (above, right) work as a University of Pennsylvania professor of social policy has been instrumental in housing policy. His research led to a federal… Read more »
Private landlords are meeting up to join with the D.C. Government to house homeless people. They are finding ways to help house DC’s 7,473 homeless population using vouchers along with other tactics.
Rally demonstrators called on Congress to repeal the sequester and approve a Senate bill that would increase funding to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).