Posts Tagged ‘Homelessness’

An Old Misdemeanor Kept Maurice Alexander From Accessing Housing

He wound up homeless, all because of an old "attempted threat" charge.

With Crises Looming, New Housing Chief Lays Out Her Strategy

Polly Donaldson could help the agency pivot toward tackling homelessness.

Human Services Chief: “I Don’t Think We Can Celebrate That Homelessness Is Down 6 Percent”

Laura Zeilinger hopes to provide year-round access to shelter sometime this year.

D.C.’s Homeless Population Dips, but Crisis Is Far From Over

After years of rising homelessness, D.C.'s homeless population declined by 6 percent this year.

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.