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.
“Ending homelessness just takes political will.” – Mayor Muriel Bowser This simple, and in our view, correct, statement came from Mayor Bowser at the March 18th affordable housing rally organized by The Way Home Campaign and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED). Mayor Bowser uttered these words before hundreds of rally attendees, many of whom have faced or are facing homelessness and housing insecurity. Only a...