The standard proposed by the Administration is quite different than any other recertification standard.
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What can you do? Contact the DC Council Committee on Human Services, and tell them to VOTE NO!
The bill is scheduled for mark-up by the Committee on Human Services on September 20. Now is the time for the Council to act to improve this program and ensure that all families in DC have a safe, stable place to call home.
We want to share the words of Ms. B, one of many people whose lives are directly affected by the Homeless Services Reform Act.
This proposed provision puts particularly vulnerable families at higher risk. Many groups recommend removing this section entirely.