Featured Stories

  • BACKPACK DRIVE 2016

    Housing Up is proud to announce that its annual backpack drive has just come to a close. With the help of generous support and donations, we were able to outfit over 400 children across the city with much needed school supplies. That is an increase of over 100 kids from

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  • WELCOME MELISSA BARRETT, DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

    Please join us in welcoming Melissa L. Barrett as Housing Up’s new Director of Resource Development. Melissa has lived and worked in the District of Columbia for 25 years. Until 2015 Ms. Barrett worked as counsel for BuckleySandler LLP, a law firm specializing in consumer financial services. For the past

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  • EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: COLBY JOHNSON

    Each month, we will be highlighting the amazing staff we have here at Housing Up. This month, I sat down with Colby Johnson, Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Case Manager, to talk about life at Housing Up and her goals for the year.    Tell me a little about yourself. I was born

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  • WELCOME JULIA MORAN MORTON, VP OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

    We’re pleased to introduce Julia Moran Morton as our  new Vice President of Affordable Housing. Julia will lead our affordable housing team, comprised of Senior Project Manager Emily Oliver and Project Intern Dawit Beru. Julia has decades of experience in residential and affordable housing development in Washington DC, New York, Annapolis and even the British

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  • FIVE REASONS TO ATTEND 2016′S LIVING IN THE CITY

    Living in the City is our biggest event of the year. It brings together our loyal supporters, dedicated volunteers and passionate staff to celebrate the accomplishments of our families. And, here’s why you should attend too! 1)     Help end family homelessness in DC Our vision is to end family homelessness in

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