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COVID-19 Community Informational Video

Did you miss the COVID-19 Community Informational? Don’t worry, you can watch the video here!

Bread for the City’s statement on The Office of the Attorney General and the District of Columbia Housing Authority settlement

It’s against this backdrop that we issue this statement expressing our deep disappointment in the agreement recently signed by the Office of the Attorney General and the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) settling a lawsuit filed against DCHA for their failure to abate nuisances at 10 of their properties.

This #TaxDay, Bread for the City Stands for Investment in Rental Assistance

This May 29, Supervising Attorney at Bread for the City, Amy Gellatly, shared this written testimony as part of the Budget Oversight Hearing on the Department of Human Services. This Tax Day, when we reflect on how our city’s budget should reflect the values of its residents, we look back to this testimony from May, when, like now, many of those residents were concerned with rent during this current health and economic crisis. We continue to ask the DC Council for a #JustRecovery which we believe supports rent justice.

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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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