Archive for May, 2013

The Final Dairy of the Two-Year Intern

May 29, 2013 • Comments Off on The Final Dairy of the Two-Year Intern

After two very busy years, my time with the Housing For All Campaign has finally come to a close, and my title as the Housing For All intern will soon be passed on. I never thought saying good bye would be so hard, but it has been one of the most difficult things I’ve ever […]

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Big Wins in DC Budget Vote!

May 22, 2013 • Comments Off on Big Wins in DC Budget Vote!

After a year of strong advocacy by CNHED and Housing For All members, the DC Council voted today to dedicate millions of dollars in additional funding for affordable housing programs in the District’s FY 2014 budget. Read more.

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DC Tenants You Rock!

May 21, 2013 • Comments Off on DC Tenants You Rock!

At the 6th Annual Tenant Town Hall on Saturday, May 18, 2013, approximately 250 residents – along with many public officials and representatives of multiple community development organizations-assembled to learn from, educate and energize one another! Sponsored by the Latino Economic Development Center and CNHED’s Housing for All Campaign we gathered to make sure that […]

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Open Letter to DC Council: Let’s Address Chronic Homelessness in FY14

May 20, 2013 • Comments Off on Open Letter to DC Council: Let’s Address Chronic Homelessness in FY14

Please act to end homelessness for DC’s chronically homeless! Over the last few months and weeks, various organizations and coalitions have called on the DC Council to make additional investments in the Housing First Permanent Supportive Housing Program in DHS. This program has a 90% success rate in leading to stable housing for chronically homeless […]

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What’s At Stake for Tenants in this Year’s DC Budget?

May 16, 2013 • Comments Off on What’s At Stake for Tenants in this Year’s DC Budget?

  Today’s blog is the second in a series of stories previewing this Saturday’s 6th Annual Citywide Tenant Town Hall with our partners at LEDC. The town hall will be held from 1-4 pm at the All Souls Unitarian Church. RSVP on our Facebook event page.  At the annual Tenant Town Hall on Saturday, hundreds of DC renters […]

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Get ready for Saturday’s Tenant Town Hall!

May 15, 2013 • Comments Off on Get ready for Saturday’s Tenant Town Hall!

DC’s Tenant Town Hall is a unique opportunity for DC’s renters to talk directly with their government to address the issues that make housing unsafe or unaffordable to them. This year’s Tenant Town Hall will be no different. The annual event draws over 250 residents as well as elected and appointed officials who respond to tenant concerns. […]

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Bob Pohlman testifies at HUD Congressional briefing

May 15, 2013 • Comments Off on Bob Pohlman testifies at HUD Congressional briefing

Bob Pohlman testified today on housing affordability at the HUD National Capitol Area office’s Congressional Briefing with DC metro area Senate and Congressional staff.

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It’s time to end chronic homelessness

May 13, 2013 • Comments Off on It’s time to end chronic homelessness

This article co-written with Miriam’s Kitchen advocacy staff members Kurt Runge and Jean Badalamenti  The chronically homeless are all around us, and many are dying on the street. All of us have seen these men and women, outside day and night, in bone-chilling cold, in snow, rain, and in the sweltering DC summer heat. For these […]

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Take Action! Email DC Council RE FY 14 Budget

May 7, 2013 • Comments Off on Take Action! Email DC Council RE FY 14 Budget

Urge DC Council to pass a budget that makes housing affordable for District residents and their diverse housing needs.  Our goal is 1,000 emails sent this week! Send an email to all Councilmembers with one click.  

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