The Capital Region Housing Challenge was announced by the Housing Leaders Group of Greater Washington March 20. The challenge aims to encourage $1 billion in commitments to fund affordable housing projects in the D.C. metro area.
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The bill establishes a program where tenants choose to report their rent as a means to establish a better credit score. It has yet to receive funding.
May 12 marked the inaugural “Walk 4 Recovery,” organized by D.C. residents to celebrate recovery from substance abuse and bring hope to those struggling with it.
Embattled landlord Sanford Capital, sued two years ago by the District for the horrific living conditions at some of its properties, came to an agreement with D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine which requires the company to relinquish all ownership of its residential properties throughout the city.
A memorial to Norman Lane.
Emmalyn Sharf told a crowd of activists huddled in a heated tent at Freedom Plaza about the life and death of her friend of more than 10 years, Michael Dunne.
An poem about the inequality that effects low income people living in the D.C area.
D.C. is still on track to end veteran homelessness but housing affordability and availability remains a big issue.
Two Montgomery County students founded a chapter of Birthday Cakes 4 Free, a national charity that bakes and distributes cakes to low-income children.
When people are given housing, they are more likely to recover from drinking or drug use problems and be productive. Eighty-five percent of people in Housing First are successful in their first year.
Heyradine was down on his luck. The four-year U.S. Army veteran had injured both his knees in a training exercise where he was stationed at… Read more »
I made the right choice three and one-half years ago. I was homeless and staying at a shelter in Rockville, which was scheduled to close… Read more »
A breakout session at the National Conference of Ending Poverty focused on ending homelessness in the Washington metropolitan area and featured speakers from service providers… Read more »
More than 800 people from across the nation gathered at the Washington Convention Center on March 28 for the fourth annual National Conference on Ending… Read more »
I was once a beauty queen. A professional model with everything going for me. A beautiful smile with dimples, beautiful makeup and my hair was long.
A look at hidden communities in the D.C metro area.
News on the movement of homeless people, from the city to the suburbs.