DC surveys homeless residents every year. What do the numbers tell us?
D.C. conducted its annual survey of residents experiencing homelessness, the Point-in-Time Count, on Jan. 25. While the numbers are crucial to measuring how effective the city’s plan to end homelessness is, advocates say the survey is likely an undercount.
DC evicts more than 30 homeless residents from park at New Jersey and O NW, surrounds the site in fences
The second encampment closure occurred on Dec. 2 at the New Jersey and O Street park. Thirteen people obtained leases, while 15 others are engaged with outreach services. However, people fluctuate in and out of the park, some are given little time to connect with services.
Aldo Richardson, homeless veteran, moves into PEP-V hotel with hope for permanent supportive housing
The CARE pilot program closes four of the largest encampments in D.C. The program offers housing for one year to those who made the by-name list. Those not on the list were forced to relocate. Aldo Richardson was one of the many who needed to relocate to New Jersey and O Street park encampment in hopes of qualifying for housing.
Homeless Truxton Circle residents brace for early December eviction amid pleas to halt encampment clearings
Meet some of the people living at Allen Park in Truxton Circle who will either be displaced by the upcoming Dec. 2 clearing or placed into housing accommodations through the city’s new encampment pilot program.
Ward 2 residents fight attempt to displace a homeless encampment near Safeway
After wooden planters were illegally placed in front of a Ward 2 Safeway following a scheduled encampment clean-up, advocates and housed residents fought back against this attempt to keep the unhoused residents from moving back.
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