Archive for April, 2015

Mayor and Council support investments in affordable housing

April 14, 2015 • Comments Off on Mayor and Council support investments in affordable housing

Yesterday, Mayor Bowser presented her budget to the DC Council in a hearing where she and the Councilmembers were able to highlight achievements and raise concerns. CNHED was there to support investments made in affordable housing and to address homelessness in the District. In opening statements, nearly all members of the DC Council applauded the […]

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1st place adult winner

April 14, 2015 • Comments Off on 1st place adult winner

  Congratulations to our first place adult winner, Dynise Coogler! Ms. Coogler gives an account of her battle with homelessness with the burden of mental illness.  She also expresses the importance of having a helping heart in the homeless community.  Congrats again Dynise Coogler on being this year’s first place winner! A House Is Where […]

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2nd place adult winner

April 7, 2015 • Comments Off on 2nd place adult winner

Our second place winner, Swan Gray, magnifies the essence of home and hearth.  In this thought provoking account, she writes about the feelings that she had in each house she’s ever lived in- stressing the all time idiom “A house does not make a home, people do.” Home Is an Adjective Home is not a […]

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Mayor Bowser’s Proposed FY16 Budget Released

April 2, 2015 • Comments Off on Mayor Bowser’s Proposed FY16 Budget Released

We are pleased to report that Mayor Bowser has released a budget that made investments across the Continuum of Housing and invests in economic opportunity for District residents. Despite the challenge of making up a $190 million shortfall in the budget, the Mayor’s budget will help end chronic homelessness, provide families with stable housing, build new affordable […]

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