DC’s Public Housing Crisis: Centering Solutions on Needs of Current and Future Tenants

Posted on Oct 1, 2019 in Advocates, Clients, DC Policies and Plans, Housing, Justice, People, Poverty, Wealth Gap | 3 comments

Last winter, the DC Housing Authority released a report that concluded that the District’s public housing stock was in crisis, with 2500 of its units “nearly uninhabitable.”  Since that point we have been working with fellow advocates to figure out a path forward that appropriately balances the pressing needs of current tenants for habitable units with the preservation of deeply affordable, low barrier public housing.

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