Many first-time homebuyers rely on programs like the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) to make their homeownership dreams possible. HPAP prioritizes people who are elderly, disabled, displaced, or with lower incomes with a goal of supporting economic mobility and financial
Councilmember Robert White statement on Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) Reprogramming Disapproval Resolution
Residents need emergency rental assistance in a big way right now. Last fiscal year the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) blew through all of its funding–$43 million–in just five months. This fiscal year, when the ERAP portal opened in October,
Councilmembers Allen and White Introduce Legislation to Ensure Safe School Environments for Students with Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
Today, At-Large Councilmember Robert White and Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen are introducing legislation to ensure that DC students with epilepsy and other seizure disorders are guaranteed safe and supportive learning environments and have access to necessary care and medication
My heart aches for the people in DC and around the world watching in horror as the violence continues in Israel and Gaza. I denounce Hamas’s violent, evil, attack and the escalation of the already dire humanitarian crisis in Palestine.