Homelessness In The DC Metro

DC and several surrounding municipalities just completed a count of the homeless population. What’s behind the numbers?


District of Columbia Shelter Hotline: 202-399-7093  or in the District 311

If you have a space or know someone who is willing to provide housing in DC as a landlord for the homeless, please email your information to newleaseonlife@dc.gov

Alexandria, Virginia Call Center for homeless resources: 703-746-5700


Stefan Caine, Continuum Care Lead Administrator, Department of Community & Human Services, City of Alexandria, Virginia (not pictured)

Carter Hughley, Senior Advisor, DC Department of Health and Human Services

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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