DHS is using the Patricia Handy Place for Women as an active men’s shelter after closing it for repairs
The Patricia Handy Center for Women, which closed earlier this year to repair long-standing plumbing, power, and air system issues, has actively been used by the DC Department of Human Services as a shelter since March 2021.
Residents Rally Against Redevelopment of “Last Affordable Housing in Chinatown”
On Monday, July 20, residents of Museum Square gathered atthe 5th & K St. Busboys and Poets to offer their voices in the fight tomaintain their home. As a fully subsidized housing complex, Museum Square offers housing to many low-income residents. Andy Shallal, owner of Busboys and Poets, moderated the event and encouraged those in attendance to actively participate in the fight to save Museum Square and celebrate the work already being done.
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