Posts Tagged ‘Local Rent Supplement Program’

Housing For All Win! Mayor Gray announces $100 million in DC budget

March 28, 2013 • Comments Off on Housing For All Win! Mayor Gray announces $100 million in DC budget

Today Mayor Gray released his proposed DC budget, including $100 million in additional money for affordable housing! We applaud Mayor Gray for following through on the commitment he made at the State of the District Address this winter.  His plan makes strong  investments in the production and preservation of affordable housing.  (See a full description […]

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Task Force sets 10,000 unit goal

March 13, 2013 • Comments Off on Task Force sets 10,000 unit goal

On Tuesday,  Mayor Gray announced the recommendations of the Comprehensive Housing Strategy Task Force in a report titled Bridges to Opportunity. For the last two years, the Housing For All Campaign has called for the District government to provide more housing that District residents can afford. We were happy to see that the first two […]

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A Father’s Story

November 27, 2012 • No Comments »

A lot of people came out to testify at the Task Force East of the River hearing, but there was one gentleman who truly stood out. Below you will find the manuscript of his testimony: Good afternoon, my name is Robert Morina. I live at the DC General Shelter with my two sons–13 and 4 […]

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Housing for All Wins Big in the DC Budget

June 7, 2012 • No Comments »

Through the tireless efforts of our members, supporters, and allies, the final  version of the DC budget includes all of the Housing for All asks we have advocated for this spring! This week, the Council of the District of Columbia voted on the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Act (BSA), committing the final pieces needed to […]

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Big Housing Wins in Today's Budget!

May 15, 2012 • No Comments »

We’re thrilled to inform you that today, the DC Council voted to invest in Housing for All and Neighborhood Based Economic Development! Thanks to months of continued advocacy, the Council unanimously agreed to pass a revised budget proposed by Chairman Kwame R. Brown, including nearly $25 million investment to the Continuum of Housing. We applaud Chairman […]

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Our hopes for tomorrow's budget vote

May 14, 2012 • No Comments »

Tomorrow, the DC Council will vote on the city budget.  Even though it’s only a day away, it’s unclear how the Council will vote on the parts of the budget that impact affordable housing. Throughout the past week there has been a lot of media coverage about the state of housing in DC: the city […]

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Video: Amazing Disappearing Housing Budget

May 7, 2012 • No Comments »

Check out our new video, the Amazing Incredible Disappearing Housing Budget! It’s an easy-to-understand version of the proposed cuts in affordable housing.

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Residents Rally: Stop Making Affordable Housing Programs Disappear!

April 18, 2012 • No Comments »

Brian Adams, Jubilee Housing Hundreds of DC residents descended on the John A. Wilson Building to protest the $25 million in cuts to affordable housing programs and call on the DC Council to recognize the dire need for low-to-moderate income housing in the District. Their demands echo thousands more who voted affordable housing as the […]

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So, what happened in the Mayor’s budget?

March 28, 2012 • No Comments »

Since December, we have been actively advocating for Mayor Gray to increase funding for affordable housing as a step towards a full Continuum of Housing. On Friday, March 23, Mayor Gray released his budget. What we got was a loss of funding in nearly every area of the Continuum of Housing. What does that look like? This […]

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How Will Gray’s Budget Address Affordable Housing?

March 19, 2012 • No Comments »

Mayor Gray is expected to release his proposed Fiscal Year 2013 budget this Friday, a month after the One City Summit. Gray pledged to use the summit’s results to shape both his administration and the budget. On Friday, we’ll find out just how the budget addresses the summit’s topparticipant-generated concern: the District’s lack of affordable housing. […]

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