Congress Heights Update and Email Action
You can make it clear that the members of the Alabama Ave/13th Street Tenants Coalition are not alone. It’s vital that Mayor Bowser and DC Council hear that their constituents are in solidarity with the tenants in the struggle for housing justice at Congress Heights.Read More
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From The Blog
Clearing encampments addresses a visible symptom of the District’s homelessness crisis, not the crisis itself.
The current manner in which the District is clearing encampments violates the Constitutional rights of encampment residents, which is the basis for a class action lawsuit recently filed against the District over its encampment clearing practices.
Sacred B. Huff studies law at George Washington University School of Law and interned with the Legal Clinic in summer 2017. Following her internship, she wrote this piece reflecting upon challenges faced by youth aging out of the foster care system, with a particular focus on housing instability and homelessness.
As much as this Administration may wish it to be otherwise, this program simply does not make sense for the majority of families experiencing homelessness in DC.