Featured Stories

  • Employee Spotlight: Julian’s Month on a Remote Island (Earth Day Special)

    Julian Peters, our Resource Development Associate, recently took a month-long trip to Indonesia to build sustainable housing. He has blogged about his experience in honor of Earth Day. I first learned about Earthships in 2012, when I came across a video of the Earthship crew working in Haiti after the

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  • CONGRATS TO OUR FUTURE COLLEGE GRADUATES!

    Last week, we honored two of our rapid re-housing clients who were recently accepted to college. Our education and training coordinator, Crystal Stewart, worked with both clients throughout the past year to prepare them for testing, guide them through the application process and provide encouragement. Both clients, Sasha and Arlette,

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  • LIVING IN THE CITY 2017!

    We are currently planning Living in the City 2017, our most important fundraiser of the year. Living in the City brings together our loyal supporters, dedicated volunteers and passionate staff to celebrate and raise money for the more than 600 families we serve. For more information on the event, sponsorship opportunities

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  • WELCOME COURTNEY W. HALL, NEW VP OF PROGRAMS

    We are excited to announce Courtney W. Hall as our new Vice President of Programs. Courtney comes to Housing Up from the District of Columbia’s Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) where, as Deputy Director of Program Operations, he was responsible for overseeing the implementation of social work and case

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  • INTRODUCING JULIAN PETERS!

    We’ll periodically introduce you to new additions to our dynamic Housing Up staff. Meet Julian, our new Resource Development Associate.  Tell me a little about yourself. I was born and raised in Congress Heights, Washington, DC. I attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where I graduated with a degree in English

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