Two years after its founding, a neighborhood effort to help the homeless is getting a boost from students.
HyeSook Chung, the deputy mayor for health and human services, said her goal was to continue a dialogue between her office and the city’s residents.
Bowser said she wants to work to ensure emergency services are being provided to the people most in need.
A day after the removal, a camp developed in the same location – next to and under the freeway – is continuing to house homeless encampments.
Neighbors say that off-campus student parties aren’t as disruptive this year compared to years past.
Streznewski was inspired to propose a plan for the neighborhood: House homeless people in townhouses in Foggy Bottom through government programs.
Instead of hibernating in the winter, Foggy Bottom residents said rats in the areas continued to roam the streets longer than usual because of the warm weather.
Student leaders and neighbors opposed UPD patrols off campus.
A group of Foggy Bottom and West End neighbors want to alleviate some of the challenges homelessness creates for community members and make it more liveable for neighbors both inside and outside houses.
Neighbors are willing to give the University’s new neighborhood response program a try.