Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“Gray has pledged $100 million to create or preserve 10,000 affordable housing units by 2020.” D.C. affordable housing plans from Vincent Gray (WJLA)

“Nationwide, states have cut spending for treating mental illness in the past decade, resulting in longer waits for outpatient care and fewer inpatient beds.” A Son’s Death Reveals Chasms In Emergency Mental Health Care (NPR)

“Since 2010, the total number of homeless people has dropped 6 percent, from 649,917.” Homelessness drops for third straight year in US (Washington Post)

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