Mayor London N. Breed today joined community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of future affordable housing at 1950 Mission Street. Once completed, the project will offer 155 affordable apartments for families
Mayor Bowser announced the selection of 11 projects that will receive $138 million in DC Government funding to produce or preserve housing for more than 2,600 Washingtonians—including residents experiencing homelessness.
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) unveiled the new Downtown Day Services Center, a new resource in downtown DC
Mayor Muriel Bowser along with members of her administration and the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) will unveil and cut the ribbon on the Downtown Day
Advocacy groups sue St. Johns County Sheriff, Florida Highway Patrol Director for enforcing unconstitutional...
A group of advocacy organizations and pro bono attorneys are suing St. Johns County Sheriff David B. Shoar and Florida Highway Patrol Director Gene Spaulding on behalf of Peter Vigue, a St. Augustine
A new report by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty and National Network for Youth discusses the state laws impacting an estimated 700,000 minors in the U.S. experiencing homelessness
Senate Sends Bipartisan Veterans Package to President, Capping Off Record Two Years of Accomplishments
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, applauded the unanimous Senate passage of a package of 18 pieces of veterans’ legislation to improve veterans’ education and burial benefits, prevent veteran homelessness, and improve the transition process for veterans and their families.
The Seahawks are raising funds for families experiencing homelessness and asking fans to join them in supporting the Mount Baker Family Housing & Resource Center. Starting today through the end of December, fans are encouraged to give by texting HOME12 to 44321 or clicking here. All donations made will be matched up to $20,000 by the Seahawks.
Maria Foscarinis, executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s nomination of William Barr to be United States Attorney General
In a continuing effort to help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announce a second round of funding to help provide permanent homes to veterans and their families experiencing homelessness in six states and the District of Columbia.
Mercy Housing Northwest, in partnership with Paul G. Allen Philanthropies, the City of Seattle, and the Seattle Seahawks, broke ground on the Mount Baker Family Housing & Resource Center. Expected to open in early 2020, the permanent housing facility and its ground floor Family Resource Center will provide affordable housing and services to Seattle-area families with children experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it plans to provide approximately $200 million in fiscal year 2019 funding to support more than 13,000 transitional housing beds for its Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program.
Mayor Bowser Announces $1.7 Million Grant for Downtown Day Services Center to Support Individuals...
Mayor Bowser today announced a $1.7 million grant to build a Downtown Day Services Center that will provide critical services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The program will be housed in the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church and managed by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID)
Three people who have experienced homelessness and a national advocacy group today filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block a Greensboro ordinance that criminalizes “aggressive” panhandling and many activities protected by the First Amendment.
Hundreds of homeless people in San Diego, many with disabilities, hope to lawfully stay in their RVs and other vehicles after today’s preliminary injunction hearing. The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, along with Disability Rights California, Fish & Richardson PC
On Tuesday, July 24, at 11 am, Mayor Muriel Bowser will address the 2018 National Alliance on Ending Homelessness (NAEH) Conference and share major accomplishments made in reducing overall and family homelessness during her Administration. This event will honor the DC Department of Human Services
On June 20, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) issued its annual Notice Of Funding Application (NOFA) for its $2.2 billion grant stream for Continuums of Care – the public/private collaboratives that provide homeless services across the country. For the fourth time since 2015, the funding application offers additional points to communities that document the steps they are taking to combat the criminalization of homelessness.
Cyndi Lauper and the True Colors Fund, in partnership with the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, unveiled the State Index on Youth Homelessness –a first-of-its-kind resource that evaluates all 50 states and the District of Columbia on their efforts to prevent and end youth homelessness.
The National Real Estate Practice of EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced the contribution of over $40,000 to the Chamblee Senior Residences to enhance the community kitchen and offer healthy cooking demonstration classes for residents. In addition, the contribution will fund “train the trainer” course on slip-and-fall prevention classes for the senior residents, one of the most common accidents for seniors at home.
Mayor Bowser today announced the selection of nine projects that will produce or preserve housing for more than 1,700 residents—including seniors and residents experiencing homelessness—with approximately $103 million in funding from DC Government.