One month after Jose Navarro died on the steps of Foundry United Methodist Church, a vigil honors his life and the lives of 42 others. Advocates for the homeless community now push for wealth taxes to end chronic homelessness in his and their honor.
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Karl Racine announced three lawsuits against seven landlords and property management companies for denying tenancy based on race, disabilities, and sources of income.
Activists marched to the home of Mayor Muriel Bowser to protest the quality of services provided to homeless people in the District.
A virtual roundtable invited DC housing experts and public housing residents to consider how COVID-19 will affect redevelopment plans going forward.
Abrams Hall is the first completed part of the Walter Reed Medical campus redevelopment in Northwest D.C.
City officials and church members gathered for a March 13 ribbon cutting at The Beacon Center, where all 99 of the new housing units have been set aside as affordable housing. A renovated Emory United Methodist Church sits at the center of the complex, which also houses community spaces and the church’s outreach programs.
Vendor and artist, Angie Whitehurst, gives her opinion on the recent construction of shelters in the city.
The D.C. City Council discusses what parts of the District are considered “food deserts” and how to bring grocery store access to these areas.
See where the candidates for D.C.’s 2016 Primaries stand on issues affecting the District’s un-housed community
In mid-June, D.C. Council member Vincent Orange (D-Ward 5) announced his bid for the 2006 Democratic mayoral nomination.
Adrian Fenty, a life long resident of Washington D.C., is serving his second term as elected representative for Ward 4. He currently is Chairman of the Council’s Committee on Human Services, with oversight over the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, Child and Family Services Administration, Department of Human Services, and Office of Aging.
A look at the politics surrounding local policy