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Show Compassion

I love the Opt Ed section of the paper. I believe we all need to write at least one letter on something we’re passionate about in our lifetime. In saying that, I applaud this reader   Any of us could … Continue reading

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Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance

How homeless families are helped- The support system is a sprawling mix of agencies and programs offering everything from parenting classes to different levels of housing, each with its own rules and time limits that often are tied to funding. … Continue reading

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Conundrum

Affordable housing is very important to us. We are landlords of three very nice small apartments on Capitol Hill. Our rents are purposely below market. We recently paid our property taxes for this year, and they nearly doubled. Question : How … Continue reading

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One Check Away…

Years ago, I remember reading American Project: The Rise and Fall of a Modern Ghetto by Sudhir Venkatesh The book recently called to me (yes, I believe books pick you, not the other way around). I pulled it off my academic … Continue reading

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Ever wonder how homeless families are helped

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
Real life moment -We are in full swing of summer, and summer is synonymous with tourist season. One thing tourists don’t want see while on vacation is homeless people. I have read…

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