#dcisourhome is now trending in #DC http://t.co/Xu9W3gI4lu — Trendsmap DC (@TrendsDC) February 7, 2015 This Saturday, hundreds packed the Calvary Baptist Church in a call for action to address the affordable-housing crisis in the District. Speakers touched on all the important topics we as a city need to be talking about: homelessness, permanent supportive housing, tenant purchase, displacement, homeownership, jobs, and rental […]
During the whirlwind budget season, we were hard at work fighting for programs that are important to Hyacinth’s Place. As part of our advocacy, we provided testimony in front of City Council’s Economic Development Committee.
Dana, a Hyacinth’s Place resident, and Urla, our executive director, testified in favor of the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF). Here are both of their remarks:
Tomorrow’s another big day for us in the budget process – mark-ups and a rally! Remember those committee hearings we were all excited about two weeks ago? Well, there was a point to that.