Making Sure There’s A Place to Call Home

A huge spike in families seeking shelter this winter caught DC’s leaders by surprise — and highlighted major shortcomings in the city’s homeless services. Instead of moving out of shelter quickly, hundreds of homeless families remain stuck in a run-down city shelter, budget motels, and until recently, rec center gym floors. This month’s column looks at what steps DC can take to help make sure that it doesn’t repeat the same crisis next year.



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