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  • HUD’s New Initiative will Further Strain Low-Income Americans

    Dr. Carson’s HUD has proposed an initiative for broad changes to federal housing subsidies, including raising the rents to 35% of income, raising the rent cap from $50 to $150, and would allow for public housing authorities to impose more work requirements on residents. The plan is part of a

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  • JOIN HOUSING UP’S ASSOCIATE BOARD!

    Are you a young professional (aged 22-35) looking to improve your community while also gaining important professional development skills and building your resume? Then, Housing Up’s Associate Board is for you. The Associate Board supports Housing Up’s mission and goals while building professional skills and growing as community leaders. Associate

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  • WE SUPPORT DC’S HOUSING PRODUCTION TRUST FUND

    On March 20th, the Office of the DC Auditor released its report on the DC Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) management and oversight of the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF). Established in 1998, the Housing Production Trust Fund provides crucial gap financing for projects affordable to low and

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  • 2017 DC WOMEN’S NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT

    At Housing Up, we know women are a particularly vulnerable segment of the homeless population. Most of our families are led by single mothers, 33% of whom have experienced domestic violence in the past. These women shoulder the significant responsibility of raising a family while also trying to navigate finding

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  • LIVING IN THE CITY 2018!

    Housing Up has kicked off preparations for our annual benefit, Living in the City! Living in the City is our most important fundraising event of the year, and brings together our supporters to raise money and celebrate the families we serve. Living in the City 2018 will take place on

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