The Shelter Conditions Work Group of the Interagency Council on Homelessness supports the Emergency Response and Shelter Operations Committee by establishing shelter safety and quality standards and oversight of the shelter monitoring function. To join the mailing list for updates (including minutes, agenda, handouts and any changes to meeting details), see contact information below. Please be sure to indicate in the subject line of your email: Request to join mailing list for ICH Shelter Conditions Work Group.
How do we address the issue?
The ICH strategic plan, Homeward DC, plans to end long-term homelessness in D.C.
Jul 23 2018
Cross-sector collaboration has reduced overall homelessness in Washington, DC.
May 8 2018
Mayor Bowser Releases Results of the District’s Point-in-Time Count, a Survey of Number of Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Homelessness in the District decreased by 7.6 percent from 2017.
Nov 20 2017
Mayor Bowser Launches Campaign to Move 400 Families and Individuals into Permanent Housing During the Holiday Season
The citywide campaign aims to place 400 of the District’s most vulnerable households into...
Nov 19 2017
Mayor Bowser Launches “Home for the Holidays” Effort to Place 400 District Homeless Residents in Permanent Housing
This targeted campaign will run through January 15, 2018.
May 19 2017
Mayor Bowser Launches Solid Foundations DC: The District’s Comprehensive Plan to End Youth Homelessness
The Mayor's goal is to end youth homelessness by 2022.