Three decades of volunteers’ continued dedication to our mission has made it possible for us to help tens of thousands of DC residents experiencing housing insecurity.
It’s the time of year for ghosts and goblins, but the most frightening thing for DC residents is the looming crisis of homelessness and displacement
Since we sent out our letter to the Mayor on April 24, 115 more people have tested positive and 3 more people have died, bringing the total numbers to 260 who have tested positive and 12 who have died. There is still no universal testing.
DC must act immediately to protect the lives of its vulnerable communities. DC must also further its expressed commitment to racial justice by creating and maintaining housing that is deeply affordable for those who need it to survive here, now and post-pandemic.
On April 7, DC Council voted on supplemental emergency legislation on the COVID-19 public health emergency. We’ve updated this post to include information on what was passed in that legislation.