On December 21, winter solstice, communities across the country will recognize National Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day.
Washington Legal Clinic For the Homeless Board of Directors Appoints Amber W. Harding as New Executive Director
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless, board president Jim Rocap announces that after conducting a nationwide search, the Board by unanimous vote has appointed Amber W. Harding as the new Executive Director.
Statement on the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Scathing DC Housing Authority Audit
The recent report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) that lays out eighty-two ways in which the DC Housing Authority (“DCHA”) is failing residents, tenants, and voucher holders confirms what housing advocates and residents have long known.
Real Rapid Re-Housing Reform Is Finally Within DC’s Reach!
We have long advocated for substantial reform for the rapid re-housing program in DC. The urgency of that advocacy intensified last winter, when the Department of Human Services announced it intended to start terminating almost 1000 families for reaching a time limit in rapid re-housing, even though the agency knew that nearly all of those families would be thrown into crisis as a result. In the spring of 2022, 66 organizations and experts and...
That’s a Wrap for DC’s Budget: Did We Meet Our Goals for Housing?
Our collective advocacy during the fiscal year 2023 budget season led to significant policy wins, and increased investment in deeply affordable housing – and there is still more work to be done!
The Legal Clinic Is Hiring!
We look forward to welcoming both attorneys and non-attorneys who share our vision of housing as a human right to the Legal Clinic team!