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.
This proposed provision puts particularly vulnerable families at higher risk. Many groups recommend removing this section entirely.
Mayor Bowser’s Proposed Changes to Homeless Services Law: Reducing Bathrooms in DC General Replacements
Bathrooms are a focal point in the debate around design of emergency family shelters that are to ultimately replace DC General.