Going, Going, Gone: DC’s Vanishing Affordable Housing

Rapidly rising housing costs led to a substantial loss of low-cost rental housing in the District over the last decade, yet there was little growth in wages for many residents, which means that rent is increasingly eating away at household budgets. As the District’s high cost of living continues to outpace incomes, more and more […]

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The District's Dime

May 22nd, 2015
Guest Blog: Cutting TANF Would Harm Domestic Violence Survivors

When a mother loses her job because of domestic violence, or when she flees an abusive partner who has prevented her from working outside the home or keeping her own money (frequent forms of financial abuse), safety can depend on having access to economic resources. Domestic violence affects individuals and families in the District at […]

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