We support the closure of DC General, but only if it is done in a way that improves the conditions that families live in and ensures that there is enough shelter for all who need it.
Bowser Administration Misled the Public About DC General Replacement Shelter Progress—Will the DC Council Hold Them Accountable?
Legal Clinic attorney Amber Harding delivered this testimony before the DC Council Committee on Human Services and Committee on Transportation and the Environment on June 25, 2018.
This struggle continues in the context of the affordable housing crisis that grips all of DC, but that has caused the most damage and continues to loom most threateningly in low-income communities of color.
The Alabama Ave/13th Street Tenant Coalition Continues the Struggle to Exercise Rights Under the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act
Just like the budget you might make for your family, our elected leaders are responsible for making choices that ensure that everyone in the DC family can meet their basic needs, including having safe housing.
Contact your Council member and tell them this gap between rhetoric and reality is unacceptable—that they must do better by DC residents struggling with homelessness!