In January’s edition of the Hill Rag, DCFPI waded into the issue of constituent service funds. We argued that the best way to support residents in need of emergency assistance is to adequately fund programs such as the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and the Interim Disability Assistance (IDA) Program. These programs, and others like them that support low and moderate-income District residents, have faced cutbacks in the past several budgets.
Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can Fight Back
By Kitty Richards • East of the River • February 10, 2018
DC Should Do More to Ensure Residents of Color Can Access Growing Prosperity
By Ed Lazere • Hill Rag • November 6, 2017
DC Added $8 Million to the Pockets of Low-Income Workers, Thanks to Tax Credit Expansion
By Claire Zippel • HillRag • October 4, 2017