The pandemic helped D.C. slash family homelessness. But a new crisis looms.

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from The Washington Post,

Halfway through her second term, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has achieved one of the centerpieces of her agenda: dramatically reducing the number of homeless families in the city and replacing the massive and decrepit D.C. General shelter with a number of smaller, better-run facilities.

The city is no longer housing parents and children in crumbling motels. It has cut the number of days that families spend in shelters by three-quarters and decreased the number of families in shelters by nearly 80 percent.

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