News on the movement of homeless people, from the city to the suburbs.
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Washington D.C. plan for inclement winter weather (2004).
Green Party VP Candidate, Pat LaMarche, sleeps in shelters across the United States to better understand the conditions and needs of those who stay in them.
When a landlord sells a building in D.C., tenants are usually allowed the opportunity to purchase the building and become homeowners, or to negotiate other… Read more »
Representative Dennis J. Kucinich (DOhio) was born in Cleveland, Ohio on October 8, 1946, the eldest of seven children. He grew up in Cleveland’s inner… Read more »
Maher is remembered for his sense of humor, compassion and presence in the community
August Mallory is 47 years old and originally from Indianapolis. He currently lives in Baltimore and sells Street Sense both in Baltimore and in Washington,… Read more »
Street Papers Print Chapter of Harry Potter Book Homeless newspapers in Germany became prime property in late October when J.K. Rowling offered them exclusive publishing… Read more »
The Gales School Shelter is no longer set to close in the winter months, but the need for a downtown shelter still remains
Though Marcellus Dyson has been homeless on and off for six years, he still has not lost his dreams: a legitimate job, affordable housing, and… Read more »
Shelter in Columbia Heights to remain open during redevelopment.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is a fourth-generation Washingtonian. She is serving her seventh term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Nationally recognized as a… Read more »
Hypothermia season is here, and the District government is hoping that its new plan will help prevent hypothermia-related deaths on frigid Washington, D.C. nights this… Read more »
Two organizations dedicate a week to raising awareness of homelessness in D.C.
News on homelessness and poverty from across the country
Community for Creative Non- Violence (CCNV) and a half-dozen children from ages four to 12 are wrapping up their weekly tutoring session. They are scattered… Read more »
For nearly 3.5 million Americans, high rents, low-paying jobs and health care in short supply add up to life on the streets or in homeless… Read more »
To some, McPherson Square simply the name of a Metro station. To others, McPherson Square is a lifeline. Many commuters who scurry daily along the… Read more »
An in-depth profile on N-Street Village, a D.C. provider for the homeless.
Updates on the new reforms regarding policies that affect the homeless.