The 2022 Point in Time (PIT) count results from 9 participating jurisdictions across the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia were revealed at this month’s Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments meeting on May 11. A decrease across all subgroups of the region’s homeless population was reported.
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If Trump knows the difference between right and wrong and chooses to break the law anyway, then he obviously belongs in prison. However, if his sense of right and wrong is a brain condition due to no fault of his own, then the American people still need to be protected from his actions nonetheless.
Cortney R. Signor chronicles her journey from Michigan to the DMV area.
12+ local media outlets in Washington, DC, collaborate to cover homelessness.
A local realtor association and a nonprofit recently cemented a three-year partnership to support low-income residents in the D.C. metro region seeking to own their own homes.
Refugees coming into the Washington region will contend with more than just acclimating themselves to a new culture and environment. They will need to learn how to overcome barriers to employment and reckon with the soaring cost of housing. Refugees, nonprofits, and others hope the public will stay focused on welcoming newcomers into the region. // خلاصه: پناهجویان که به منطقه واشنگتن می آیند نه تنها خود را با فرهنگ و محیط جدید عادت میدهند. آنها می آموزند که چگونه بر موانع اشتغال زایی را فائق آیند و هزینه های مسکن را در نظر بگیرند. پناهجویان، سازمان های غیرانتفاعی و دیگران امیدوارند عموم مردم روی استقبال از تازه واردان در منطقه تمرکز کنند
The Playtime Program, a D.C.-based nonprofit, is expanding its partnership with shelters to bring programming for children experiencing homelessness to families in Maryland.
Professor Carolyn Gallaher writes on what the end of COVID-19 eviction bans means and how other programs could fill the gap for those in need of assistance.
Artist/Vendor Gerald Anderson provides readers with an update on his health.
Vendor Jeffrey McNeil offers his opinion on why Montgomery County’s consideration of requiring permits to panhandle is extreme and only furthers stigma.
Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice is reintroducing efforts to require permits for soliciting money or donations near roadways for “pedestrian safety.”
Reporting on a Maryland firm that allegedly committed Medicaid fraud by bribing homeless individuals to submit requests for mental healthcare services that were never provided.
Some people find religion, others find poker.
But what does one do when those systems fail? An ongoing problem I’m working through with a client has forced me to confront this question head- on and interrogate whether these programs serve our clients in the first place.
The Bezos Day One Families Fund made $2.5 million donations to four D.C-area nonprofits in a major step for Amazon-related charity work in the region.
Jane Lyons offers insight on a housing policy implemented in Montgomery County.
Dozens of people turned out to protest a landlord threatening to evict three tenants.
Artist and vendor Colly Dennis stresses the importance of providing facilities for those living unsheltered, especially in the summer.
Jacquelyn Portee writes about the importance of housing.
C.R. Gibbs compares the current pandemic with the flu of 1918.