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How We’re Building Power in DC

A new grant from the Weissberg Foundation is helping us organize communities around affordable housing. Read on to see what we’re up to!

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Bread for the City Submits Testimony On Public Benefits Access Issues

Language barriers, long wait times, and a lack of communication often prevent our clients from accessing benefits in a timely manner. Today, we took our concerns directly to the DC Council.

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Bread for the City Attorney’s Fight to Protect Public Housing Tenants Reaches DC Council

From the courtroom to the city council, Bread for the City attorneys are going to bat for public housing tenants across the city. Read on to find out what’s being done at the City Council to protect public housing tenants from displacement.

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Public Housing: The Way Forward

Our fight to preserve public housing continues. Read on to find out the latest and how you can take action right now to keep DC an affordable city for everyone.

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Housing and Health Setbacks Can’t Erase Michael Blue’s Smile

We caught up with Michael Blue to talk housing, health, and our SE expansion.

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A Look Back at our 2019 Good Hope Gala Keynote Speech

A look back at our 2019 Good Hope Gala speaker Courntey Dowe, who chronicled her journey with Bread for the City, her first time meeting Dr. Randi and how believing in someone makes magic.

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A Bright Spot in the Budget: $30M for Public Housing Repairs

Our Director of Advocacy, Aja Taylor, recaps the big win from this year’s budget season.

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The Shutdown Is Over (For Now); Bread for the City Is Still Here

As federal workers head back to work, we can’t forget those who have to make tough decisions every day.