Archive for March, 2014

DC Organizations Support $100 Million for the Trust Fund

March 26, 2014 • Comments Off on DC Organizations Support $100 Million for the Trust Fund

This week we delivered a letter to Mayor Gray signed by 60 organizations that support committing $100 million to the Housing Production Trust Fund this year, and every year. See the letter and the organizations that support the Housing Production Trust Fund below.  Dear Mayor Gray, The undersigned organizations urge your support of the Housing […]

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Housing for All Rap (Youth Third Place)

March 11, 2014 • Comments Off on Housing for All Rap (Youth Third Place)

Our third place youth winner, Gabriel Merino, is just 11 years old. He and his family found a home they could afford with the help of Jubilee Housing, and his entry expresses how thankful he is for affordable housing. HOUSING FOR ALL RAP Yeah housing! This is how we are going to do it. I am being […]

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Out with the Old (Youth Second Place)

March 6, 2014 • Comments Off on Out with the Old (Youth Second Place)

Our second place youth winner, Jabari Jefferson, is Senior at Phelps ACE High School. His piece describes his fears about moving from his beloved old neighborhood to historic Anacostia, and how he came to love his new, big yellow house. OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW Moving from my old home to a […]

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A Home for Body and Heart (Adult Third Place)

March 3, 2014 • Comments Off on A Home for Body and Heart (Adult Third Place)

Samar Chatterjee is our third place adult winner for the Home is Where the Heart is writing competition. In his piece, he explains that a home provides shelter to protect both the body and the heart from suffering and calls on America to recognize the right of everyone to have a home. HOME IS WHERE […]

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