Archive for February, 2014

Video: Stories from the Housing for All Rally

February 28, 2014 • Comments Off on Video: Stories from the Housing for All Rally

At the Housing for All NOW Rally, we asked DC residents to tell us their personal stories of housing struggles or affordable housing successes. Others told us why they needed affordable housing now. Check out their stories and answers in this video:

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Home is Love (Adult Second Place)

February 27, 2014 • Comments Off on Home is Love (Adult Second Place)

Our second place adult winner for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition, Judith Overbey tells us that home is more than just where the heart is: HOME IS LOVE To me, home is where you find love.  It’s where you go whenever you need to know that you are safe.  It is […]

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Coming Home (Adult First Place)

February 19, 2014 • Comments Off on Coming Home (Adult First Place)

Our 2014 writing competition asked DC residents what “Home is Where the Heart Is” means to them. Our adult first place winner, Elsie Collins, describes how finding a communal home at Calvary Women’s Services allowed her to take the risk of coming home to DC … HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS A home should […]

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House of My Dreams (Youth First Place)

February 18, 2014 • Comments Off on House of My Dreams (Youth First Place)

Alaya Barnett is the first place winner in our youth category for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition. Her poem captures the little things that make up: THE HOUSE OF MY DREAMS The house of my dreams Is not a Palace It isn’t a Mansion It isn’t a Castle The house of […]

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Register for Green Retrofits of Multifamily Affordable Housing

February 6, 2014 • Comments Off on Register for Green Retrofits of Multifamily Affordable Housing

March 27, 2014 – March 27, 2014 Fellowship Hall Map and Directions | Register

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Voices from the Housing For All NOW Rally

February 4, 2014 • Comments Off on Voices from the Housing For All NOW Rally

“Affordable housing helps kids like me reach our goals. … I hope to go to college one day too. Without affordable housing that would not be possible for me.” Gabriel Merino “Permanent Supportive Housing provides stability and has saved my family from homelessness.” Anthony Davis “The house of my dreams is not a mansion; it’s […]

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