Mayor Bowser to Break Ground on Ward 1 Short-Term Family Housing Program

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Final building of an eight-ward strategy to address homelessness in the District

(Washington, DC) – (RealEstateRama) – On Tuesday, July 2, at 2 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will celebrate the groundbreaking of Ward 1’s Short-Term Family Housing (STFH) Program, delivering her commitment to close and replace the DC General Family Shelter with dignified, service-enriched programs in all eight wards. Short-Term Family Housing is a critical piece of the District’s homeless crisis response system and the Homeward DC plan to make homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring.

Tuesday, July 2, at 2 pm

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, Ward 1
Laura Zeilinger, Director, DC Department of Human Services
Keith Anderson, Director, DC Department of General Services
Jen Bristol, ANC/Advisory Team Co-Chair

2500 14th Street, NW
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*Closest Metro Station: Columbia Heights Station*

All reporters and other media interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to " href="mailto:">. To view the event online, visit or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).

LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011;
Dora Taylor-Lowe (DHS) – (202) 374-9473;

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