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DC Homeless Crisis: Non-profits and residents innovate while city officials try to restrict services.  Washington City Paper, June 29, 2017.

DC is on track to provide better oversight of Housing Production Trust Fund.  Claire Zippel, DCFPI, June 16, 2017.

Homeless Services Reform Act of 2017.  WLCH, June 13, 2017.

Approved DC Budget Includes Important Investments But Tax Cuts Limited the Progress.  DCFPI, May 31, 2017.

DC Council Advances Budget with Significant Housing and homeless investments. Andrew Giambrone. Washington City Paper, May 31, 2017

DC’s Economy is Thriving, Which Means Business Tax Cuts Aren’t Needed to make DC Competitive. Chaz Rotenberg and Ilana Boivie.  DCFPI, May 25, 2017.

DC has a slumlord problem and not enough inspectors to solve itDavid Whitehead.  Greater, Greater Washington, May 25, 2017

Council Boosted Important Services during Mark-ups, but Substantial Gaps remain.  Ed Lazere. DCFPI, May 24, 2017.

Could DC’s empty office buildings become affordable housing?  Andrew Giambrone. Washington City Paper, May 17, 2017.

Why is the left is wrong about affordable housing?  Cheryl Cort.  Greater Greater Washington, May 3, 2017.

DC Looks for Landlords to House Homeless Families.  Andrew Giambrone.  Washington City Paper, April 14, 2017.

It’s Great that Inclusionary Zoning Improvements Are Moving Forward. There’s No Time to Lose. Simone Holzer and Claire Zippel.  DCFPI, April 10, 2017.

What does political will to end homelessness in DC look like?  Not this.  WLCH, April 5, 2017.

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Falls Short of “Inclusive Prosperity.”  DCFPI, April 5, 2015.

A Double Win for DC’s Affordable Housing: Investing in Project-Based Rental Assistance.  DCFPI, March 23, 2017.

Let’s Make Thoughtful Improvements To Strengthen the Housing Production Trust Fund.  Claire Zippel, DCFPI, March 22, 2017.

The Housing Production Trust Fund is helping people, and its problems are fixable.  David Whitehead, Greater, Greater Washington, March 22, 2017.

How to Ensure DC’s Housing Investments Reach the Most Vulnerable.  Claire Zippel, DCFPI, March 7, 2017,

Advocates and Critics of DC’s Planned New Homeless Shelters Go Head to Head at Zoning Marathon.  Martin Austermuhle, WAMU and Greater, Greater Washington, March 3, 2017.