Photo by PoPville flickr user dullshick
I wanted to draw your attention to this article. I was a cautiously optimistic supporter of the city’s temporary homeless shelter plan–until I read this article. This is completely fiscally irresponsible. Why is the city spending 10 times as much money to rent these facilities rather than just buying them?
“The District would pay at least $4,500 on average per apartment, per month, each year for at least the next 20 years under Bowser’s plan.”
That’s significantly more than my mortgage…on a HOUSE. And most of these apartments won’t even have a bathroom inside. My local elementary school is in complete disrepair (falling ceiling, no windows in many classrooms) and renovation is delayed each year. And now the city plans to throw away funds (some to donors) for decades? This plan STINKS.
“WRAP’s 2022 Independence Day SoberRide code will be posted at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, July 4th, 2022
Thanks to Chris for sending this “1986 4-Wheel Drive AMC Eagle in Kalarama.” Sweet City Ride is made possible by readers like you! Email your finds to [email protected]
photo by Dave Lyons Ed. Note: If this is you, please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with OP. PoPville is not affiliated with either party, please…
1221 Connecticut Ave, NW Thanks to David for sending the update: “Lucky Bar Reopening in 2023. They had a pop up gelato shop there for a few days…” Lucky Bar…