D.C. running out of homes for the homeless this winter

Despite the calm month of December, last week was the coldest that D.C. has been all winter—and with the drop in temperature came the struggle to shelter the massive amount of homeless people throughout the city streets. Last week,… Read More

D.C. plans additional housing to end veteran homelessness by 2015

Next Monday, Mayor Vincent Gray will break ground on another housing project to end veteran homelessness in D.C. by 2015. Approximately 532 of an estimated 1,625 veterans were placed in permanent housing between August, 2013 and August, 2014… Read More

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D.C. anticipates increase in homelessness this winter

As the DC heat and humidity melts the tar over Georgetown’s construction-ridden campus, it makes it hard to believe that in a few months students will be complaining about the short trek from the dorms to Lau in… Read More

Homeless D.C. teen earns full scholarship to Georgetown University

For the past two years, 18-year-old Rashema Melson has been living in D.C.’s largest homeless shelter with her mother and two siblings. Next fall, however, she will be joining Georgetown University’s freshmen Class of 2018 on a full… Read More