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D.C. Housing Advocates Want More Rental Assistance

Late last month, 38 organizations, including the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, Bread for the City, and Miriam’s Kitchen, called on Mayor Muriel Bowser to use roughly $500 million in reserve and surplus funding to immediately halt future evictions.

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Visualizing the DC Police budget

In 2020, the DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI) partnered with the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center (Urban) to create an online tool to demystify the local police budget in DC, one of the most heavily-policed jurisdictions in America.

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Planned Truxton Circle encampment evictions delayed

Kate Coventry from the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute also expressed how destroying communities such as the one in Truxton Circle can at times make it harder for unhoused people to find success.

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