Seven of the city’s eight wards would receive a new homeless shelter by 2018, each one with a capacity of 29-to-50 units. Ward 2, however, will not be receiving a new shelter.
Here we answer a few typical questions from the well-meaning supporters of Bowser’s plan.
For those who are able to attend on short notice, a meeting will be held at the W Street YMCA this Thursday, February 11, in which Mayor Bowser will be discussing these plans. Come, be seen, be heard.
This week, the Bowser Administration will announce locations for the short-term family housing facilities that will replace DC General Family Shelter. Please join us to learn about the short-term family housing planned for Ward 1. City officials will be on hand to answer your questions. This will be the first of several community conversations planned for the coming months.