Permanent Supportive Housing
DC government halts family exits from beleaguered Rapid Rehousing subsidy program until Sept. 30
Evy Wilkins was thrilled to move into her apartment. As a low-income D.C. resident, she qualified for a rent subsidy through the District’s Rapid Rehousing (RRH) program. But Wilkins’ joy quickly turned into a nightmare.
Families in rapid rehousing will be given a minimum 6 months’ notice before they will be asked to leave
When the public health emergency came to an end last month, families who stayed in rapid rehousing beyond the limit began to ask the question, “What happens next?” Now, the DHS has announced that all families in its rapid rehousing program will be given a minimum of six months’ notice before being told to move.
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