Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • DC’s approach to homelessness- ‘It’s Still Big Buildings Full Of People’ http://bit.ly/dmV3h9
  • Startling revelations about DC’s shelter for homeless families at DC General: http://bit.ly/aeGInp
  • Fascinating new display being used by Pathways to Housing in NYC to raise money and increase awareness- http://tinyurl.com/yescbvz
  • In case you missed it, USICH extends public comment period for the Federal Plan to End Homelessness. Barb Poppe explains: http://bit.ly/adcmXt
  • Despite increased homelessness in NYC, fewer services will be available if proposed budget cuts are approved. http://tinyurl.com/ya5xj5r
  • Informal counts found 642 people living in the woods in MD. Read more about efforts to house them here: http://bit.ly/9IjUTZ
  • More than 16% of DC residents live at or below the poverty line: http://ow.ly/1fzwC



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