It is important that, when developing its options for resolving this crisis, that the DC Housing Authority consider the important and distinct role that public housing plays in DC’s housing ecosystem.
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!
We are failing to build and sustain a District of Columbia in which I would be proud to raise my children.
We continue to press for these changes because our clients need, want, and deserve better.
In the midst of DC’s affordable housing crisis, the majority of the DC Council chose to limit access to emergency shelter.