The Office of the D.C. Auditor reported that the Department of Housing and Community Development is mismanaging the costly Housing Production Trust Fund ahead of the release of Mayor Bowser’s 2018 budget, which she defended at a rally.
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A Street Sense vendor contemplates the possible consequences of the Trump Presidency on Washington D.C.
A Street Sense vendor shares his own opinions of today’s political climate and society’s reaction to government actions.
A Street Sense vendor explains to readers why they should not succumb to liberal groupthink.
DC Residents gathered on the U.S. Capitol Building grounds to protest Congress’ role in DC local law. The “Hands Off DC” Rally was in response to a vote by the House Oversight Committee to invalidate DC’s new assisted-suicide law.
Finance columnist Arthur Johnson talks about ways to deal with food insecurity in the District.
Street Sense vendor believes Trump could be the answer to his unemployment.
Ahead of the release of the city’s 2018 budget, the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute hosted “Progress Amidst Uncertainty” to address the issues it will face.
Ben Carson should prioritize public housing as President Trump’s pick for the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
A Street Sense vendor describes how he “tried liberalism” but is now a Trump supporter.
Vendor and artist James Davis sends a message to newly inaugurated President Donald Trump about ending homelessness in D.C.
Over a thousand people gathered at the Metropolitian African Methodist Episcopal Church on MLK Day to speak out against Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant platform.
As Donald Trump was inaugurated in D.C., thousands protested at various demonstrations including an ANSWER Coalition rally while other protests led to altercations with police.
Demonstrators protested nuclear weapons, war, poverty and homelessness over inauguration weekend, camping out in Franklin Square Park alongside the park’s homeless residents.
New legislation proposed for District to provide public restrooms and to encourage businesses to make restrooms open to the public.
Mayor Bowser and Obama administration officials spoke at the opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence, which provides housing to homeless veterans in D.C. and includes other affordable units for low-income tenants.
The day after the inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington brought 500,000 demonstrators to the National Mall to affirm women’s rights and for many, to protest the new Trump administration.
Shortly after the inauguration of Donald Trump, D.C. Councilmembers David Grosso and Robert White introduced a resolution to affirm residents’ human rights and the city’s status as a sanctuary city.
A vendor thanks important people in his life and Street Sense as he begins a new year.
A vendor describes his concerns about current political discourse, especially around race and activism.