Posts Tagged ‘Homelessness’

Judge Recognizes Homeless Defendant as Harvard Law Classmate

The man appeared confused, until the judge backed up his story.

In Bowser’s Budget, a Needed Boost to Homeless Services

Homeless services get a $13 million boost in the mayor's proposal.

D.C. Saw This Winter’s Homeless Crisis Coming. So Why Did Things Get Even Worse?

Last winter was bad. This winter was worse.

Family Homelessness Crisis Is Worse Than D.C. Officials Feared

The city expected to shelter 840 families this winter. The actual number's already much higher.

Operator Error: Critics Say It’s Time for the Group That Runs D.C. General to Go

One year after Relisha Rudd's disappearance, has The Community Partnership done enough to change?

For Volunteers Counting the Homeless, Striking Out Means Success

Two hours of wandering around Capitol Hill found no homeless residents on the street.

Homeless Population at Motels Continues to Climb, at a Cost of Millions

It wasn't supposed to go this way. Not even close.

Motel Space for Homeless Families Is Near Capacity

D.C. has contracted 260 motel rooms for homeless families. In early January, 251 are already full.

Appeals Court Upholds Homeless Families’ Right to Private Shelter

The court rejected an appeal by the city, which argued that the homeless families couldn't bring the suit.

Over Dire Warnings from Gray, Council Approves Shelter Definition

Where's Noah Webster when you need him? The latest showdown between the D.C. Council and the administration of Mayor Vince Gray centers on a simple definition: the meaning of the term "private room."
Last winter, the matter headed to the courts, to decide whether the city's use of partitioned spaced in recreation centers conformed to the D.C. law requiring shelter [...]