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Ward 3 residents challenge changes to DC General replacement Shelter.  Morgan Baskin, Washington City Paper, August 23, 2018.

DC’s Largest Developer is getting into affordable housing.  Stephen Hudson, Greater Greater Washington. August 22, 2018.

15% of area landlords turn away people with housing vouchers. Nicole Cacozza, Greater Greater Washington. August 22, 2018.

What Life is Like Still In DC Public Housing.  Morgan Baskin. Washington City Paper. August 16, 2018.

The Down and Dirty on DC General.  Amber Harding. Blog,  WLCH.  July 20, 2018.

DC’s Expanding Economy Means More Tax Revenue….  Claire Zippel. DCFPI, Blog. July 20, 2018.

Weakened DC General Shelter Bill Draws Ire from Advocates for Homeless. Peter Jamison and Reis Thebault. Washington Post, July 11, 2018.

Taking the High Road: How economic development projects can reduce inequality in DC.  Brittany Alston. DCFPI, Blog.  July 2, 2018.

Life Inside DC’s Motel Homeless Shelters.  Morgan Baskin. Washington City Paper, June 28, 2018.

Gleaming Posters for New Development, Construction Dust: What its like to live DC General right now.  Natalie Delgadillo. DCist, June 28, 2018.

Fact Checking the Council Round Table on Homeless Shelter Delays.  Morgan Baskin. Washington City Paper, June 25, 2018.

Bowser Administration Mislead the Public About DC General Replacement Shelter Progress...  Amber Harding. Testimony DC Council Round Table. WLCH, June 25, 2018.

Officials Will investigate Reported Delays in the Ward 7 and 8 Homeless Shelters. Morgan Baskin. Washington City Paper, June 21, 2018.

DC residents must earn $34.48 an hour to afford a two-bedroom home, report says.  Marissa J. Lang.  Washington Post, June 20, 2018.

New TANF Policy Ensures Greater Financial Stability for Kids and Families. Kate Coventry. DCFPI, June 18, 2018.

Documents Show Construction Debacle Jeopardizes Homeless Shelter Plan.  Morgan Baskin. Washington City Paper, June 15, 2018.

A Growing Drive  to Get Homelessness to Zero.  David Bornstein. NY Times, June 5, 2018.


Remembering our neighbors who died homeless. Kate Coventry, DCFPI Blog. December 22, 2017.

Final Homeless Services Reform Amendment Act. Where we stand. Renata Aquilera, WLCH. December 11, 2017.

30 organizations say Vote NO on HSRA bill sign-on letter. Renata Aquilera, WLCH. November 6, 2017.

DC breaks down encampments in Foggy Bottom. Andrew Giambrone, Washington City Paper. November 3, 2017.

District needs to use legal tools to preserve affordable housing.  Karl A. Racine, Greater Greater Washington. October 31, 2017.

Let’s get better jobs and affordable housing from Union Market development. Ed Lazere, DCFPI. October 18, 2017.

Inclusionary Zoning Will only Get Better Thanks to Administrative Fixes.  Claire Zippel, DCFPI. September 19, 2017.

DC Has More to Do to Ensure Residents of Color can Access Growing Prosperity, Census Data Show.  Claire Zippel and Jodi Kwarciany, DCFPI.  September 15, 2017.

Blog on the Homeless Services Reform Act Amendments 2017. Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless. 2017.
– DC’s Current Residency Requirements Puts Homeless Youth and Families at Risk.  Sept 8, 2017.
– Build Bridges Not Walls: Oppose Mayor Bowser’s Proposed Residency Standard. Sept 8, 2017.
– Reform Rapid Re-housing Now to Increase Housing Stability. August 30, 2017.
– Requiring that Families Show “Clear and Convincing Evidence” of Homelessness. August 22, 2017.
– The Crisis Cannot be Solved by Imposing Arbitrary Time limits on Housing.  August 24, 2017
– Mayor Bowser’s Proposed Changes to Homeless Services Law:  Reducing Bathrooms in DC General Replacements.  August 11, 2017.
– DC’s Progressive Values Must Guide Its Homeless Services Policies. August 9, 2017.