Street Village, a homeless services nonprofit located in Washington, D.C. is hosting a community walk this fall to shed light on the challenges women face while experiencing homelessness.
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Evy Wilkins was thrilled to move into her apartment. As a low-income D.C. resident, she qualified for a rent subsidy through the District’s Rapid Rehousing (RRH) program. But Wilkins’ joy quickly turned into a nightmare.
D.C. conducts over 70 encampment engagements every year. Do they achieve what they’re supposed to?
D.C. will increase the aid available through the Home Purchase Assistance Program starting October 1.
Tenants at Marbury Plaza await the resolution of the Attorney General’s cases against their landlords, as conditions around the property remain dangerous.
D.C.’s pro bono legal service providers have stopped two-thirds of evictions in D.C. with outreach and a centralized intake system.
D.C.’s first shelter for LGBTQ adults — set to provide trauma-specific resources, case management and substance use disorder services to residents — will open this month.
The National Alliance to End Homelessness’s new leadership pledged to end homelessness by centering racial justice and lived experience at the organization’s annual conference.
USICH created seven principles of encampment engagement to assist communities that are hoping to address encampments. USICH’s guidance operates under a flawed rehousing system and promotes encampment closures.
D.C. so far has housed just a fraction of the people experiencing chronic homelessness despite the availability of more funding this year.
In Equity Residential’s Feb. 1 earnings report, Mark J. Parrell — the company’s president and CEO — was quoted lauding their low resident turnover rates and rent increases.
Over 200 tenants — who’ve been waiting years to receive reasonable disability accommodations — are at the forefront of the lawsuit against the D.C. Housing Authority.
A webinar from the Housing Narrative Lab underlines the ways data and journalism fail to truly tell the story of homelessness.
The D.C. Housing Authority will now allow people to apply for housing vouchers without a photo ID after a months-long fight.
The Budget Support Act, passed by the D.C. Council on May 7, includes several accountability measures for this year’s investments in affordable housing and public safety.
D.C.’s voucher waitlist is 37,000 people long, but the city government is only planning to fund 20 new vouchers for the residents on it.
A new initiative to strengthen local courts and provide legal assistance to people experiencing housing instability across the District was unveiled by the D.C. courts, the National Center for State Courts and the Wells Fargo Foundation on June 1.
The attorney general’s office won a lawsuit against a D.C. property that wrongfully overcharged tenets for rent in a rent-controlled property.
Read our 2022 Voter Guide for candidates seeking seats in the June 21 ballot.
The D.C. Council took its final vote on next year’s budget, adding money for excluded workers but leaving housing demands unmet