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Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) uneiled a "Home for The Holidays" campaign Nov. 20 to provide permanent housing to 400 currently homeless residents of the District.

Bowser Presents Homeless Housing Plan

Four hundred Washington, D.C. residents experiencing homelessness are set to receive temporary housing during the holiday season following a citywide campaign that Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) unveiled Nov. 20. Dubbed “Home for the Holidays,” the initiative is aimed at assisting the District’s homeless population, which is currently proportionally larger than[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Homelessness Rate Is Highest in Nation

Washington, D.C., finished 2016 with the highest rate of homelessness of any U.S. metropolitan area with 124 out of every 10,000 residents experiencing homelessness, according to a Dec. 14 report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The Hunger and Homelessness survey used data from the U.S. Department of Housing and[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Homelessness Increases

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) expressed her support Tuesday for a bill to make it harder for non-D.C. residents to use the city’s homeless shelter system. The bill follows the release of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress on Nov. 17,[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Task Force Tackles Hypothermia

“DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will remain on.” The message from the District of Columbia AlertDC system is casual, and for most students, it simply signifies another cold winter night. For the Georgetown students and staff on the Hypothermia Outreach Team, however, the alert is a call to action. As[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top