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  • WHY OUR WORK MATTERS

    This year, at our annual benefit Living in the City, we debuted a new video, “Why Our Work Matters”. The video features two of our board members, Iyon Johnson and Rene Petaway. Both Iyon and Rene have experienced homelessness, but found housing stability through Housing Up. Their stories are inspirations

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  • HOUSING UP ON NBCNEWS.COM

    Yesterday, our VP of Programs, Courtney Hall, spoke with Erik Ortiz of NBCNews.com about a new proposal from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This proposal would raise rents for millions of low-income individuals and families. For those living in cities with expensive rental markets, like Washington,

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  • THANKS FOR A SUCCESSFUL LIVING IN THE CITY!

    Thank you for making our 2018 Living in the City a great success! Held on May 30, 2018 at District Architecture Center, Living in the City 2018 brought 150 of our partners and supporters to celebrate our families. Because of you, we raised more than $100,000, which will enable us

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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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