Articles tagged: Homelessness
The District must immediately halt scheduled homeless encampment evictions, redouble its efforts to properly execute its hypothermia plan, and accelerate investments in affordable housing over the long term.
On the corner of New Jersey Ave and O St. there is a community of residents the District plans to remove. As a result of a new pilot program to... Read more
Housing justice means rent cancellation, tenant empowerment, and extension of permanent housing programs
With the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) eviction moratorium in legal danger and housing insecurity exacerbated by the pandemic, the D.C. government must take action to protect the 7,800-15,800 residents... Read more
Georgetown has significantly contributed to homelessness and gentrification in D.C. We have the resources—and the imperative—to do better.
As Georgetown students enjoyed the snow day after last weekend’s storm, many homeless residents of D.C. were stuffed into shelters due to the inclement conditions and low temperatures. A number... Read more
A home is a source of safety, success, and livelihood, and yet so many Americans must consistently live without one. Evicted tells their story. Based on sociologist Matthew Desmond’s book... Read more