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Graham: D.C. has money to house more homeless families

840 families will need to use the winter shelters, but there are only 409 units available.

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 02:40pm EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Jim Graham


Report documents hazards at D.C. homeless shelter

Relisha Rudd's disappearance sparked an in-depth Washington Post investigation into the shelter that turned up serious problems, including filthy conditions and abusive workers.

Monday - 07/14/2014, 05:12am EDT

Tags: Washington Post, Justin Jouvenal, D.C. General Shelter for Families

DC mayor orders review in case of missing girl, 8

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he's directed two deputy mayors to conduct a review of the case of a missing 8-year-old and make recommendations about any needed reforms.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 11:37am EDT

Tags: Relisha Rudd, missing child, Vincent Gray, D.C. General Shelter for Families,

DC judge halts homeless housing practice

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:50pm EDT

Tags: courts

'Souper' Bowl party at shelter an exercise in fellowship

Homeless men in the district were the guests of honor at a Super Bowl party held Sunday night at the Central Union Mission in Northwest D.C.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 11:30pm EST

Tags: thomas warren, Central Union Mission, homeless, super bowl

Homeless shelters bogged down as cold snap continues

Homeless shelters throughout the region are scrambling to fill the high demand for beds created by freezing temperatures.

Thursday - 01/23/2014, 08:55am EST

Tags: alicia lozano, homeless, Cornerstones, Michelle Williams, Arlington Street People

Local winter homeless shelter called a haven for criminals

A winter shelter in Woodbridge, Va., is under fire for its lack of safety.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 01:17pm EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, homeless,

Man fatally stabbed at Baltimore homeless shelter

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 02:58pm EDT


Arlington approves permit for new homeless shelter

The Arlington County Board has approved a permit to open a year-round homeless shelter in the Courthouse neighborhood.

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 02:19pm EDT

Tags: Courthouse neighborhood,