Local Alert: Why D.C. forfeited $15.8 million as its poorest residents waited for homes

The city’s Department of Housing and Community Development was forced to return millions in the past three years after repeatedly missing key spending deadlines meant to ensure that federal housing money is properly managed. Those funds could have provided a year’s worth of rent vouchers to about 1,000 of the neediest families.

 
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Local Alert Sun., May. 07, 2017 1:38 p.m.
 
 
Why D.C. forfeited $15.8 million as its poorest residents waited for homes
The city’s Department of Housing and Community Development was forced to return millions in the past three years after repeatedly missing key spending deadlines meant to ensure that federal housing money is properly managed. Those funds could have provided a year’s worth of rent vouchers to about 1,000 of the neediest families.
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