Coronavirus is Devastating the Homeless Community: DC Must Pivot Quickly to Save Lives

Posted on Apr 27, 2020 in Action Alert, Advocates, Clients, DC Policies and Plans, Homelessness, Housing, People, Poverty, Shelter, Wealth Gap | 1 comment

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.

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Coalition Urges DC to Expand Protections for Low-Income Residents During Public Health Emergency

Posted on Mar 14, 2020 in Clients, DC Policies and Plans, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty, Shelter | 1 comment

4/2/20 Update: Check out our new blog and a new advocacy letter for the next round of emergency legislation. The undersigned organizations sent the below letter to the Mayor and DC Council Friday afternoon. The DC Council will consider emergency legislation on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 to support DC residents and businesses during the COVID-19 public health emergency. If your organization would like to sign onto this letter, please contact...

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