The annual PIT Count took place Jan. 25. The count is a census of the District’s homeless population that includes people outdoors, people in shelters and people in transitional housing programs. The PIT Count does not provide an accurate census of DC’s homeless youth, so a separate count called the Homeless Youth Census is conducted by Solid Foundations DC, an initiative of Mayor Bowser.
Content categorized as Rapid Rehousing
Rapid rehousing is one of the District’s most criticized homeless services programs. Advocates, councilmembers, providers and recipients give their accounts.
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 »
A new housing lawyer is advocating for D.C. residents cut from the growing rapid rehousing program.
An interview with Barbara Poppe, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
Just a few minutes from the U.S. Capitol is Open Door Shelter, which is operated by New Hope Ministries, a local nonprofit founded in 1993. … Read more »