Posts Tagged ‘wins’

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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Your Voices Were Heard – Continuum of Housing Programs Preserved!

May 26, 2011 • No Comments »

The DC Council approved a much more progressive FY 2012 budget on May 25 than expected, as they took action to restore more than $40 million in homeless services and affordable housing program cuts that support the continuum of housing – from homeless shelter through homeownership.  Here are the housing programs that were funded: From […]

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