Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“During a discussion Wednesday night on the zoning code rewrite, DC Zoning Commissioners said that they are ready to revisit the income requirements for IZ units, which are priced for households making 50% or 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI).” DC considers making Inclusionary Zoning more affordable (Greater Greater Washington)

“Box’s family is one of 1,500 who received free turkey dinner packages Tuesday at Cub Foods’ ‘Unity in Community’ event at People Serving People in Minneapolis.” Formerly homeless, family prepares to host Thanksgiving for others still homeless (Minnesota Public Radio)

“With temperatures in the 40s, three dozen DC CEOs and executives joined some homeless youths to shine a spotlight on the problem.” DC executives sleep out in the cold to support homeless (MyFoxDC) 

“Major goals include reducing chronic homelessness, increasing housing stability, increasing income and benefits, and increasing rapid re-housing.” A Wonkish First Read of the Continuum of Care NOFA (National Alliance to End Homelessness)

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