Affordable Housing – Bread for the City

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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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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.

In times of crisis, we all need to come together.

Bread for the City is comprehensively responding to COVID-19 with expanded community partnerships, continual medical care, and responsible and creative programming so that we can meet our community’s needs.

Will you help us with a gift today? Together, we can meet these extraordinary times head-on and ensure that all DC residents remain safe, fed, and supported.

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