Homelessness is a chronic problem for some, a temporary situation for others. But whatever the reasons, thousands of people in our region need a place to stay on these bitterly cold nights. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is hiring “navigators” to help people find housing, as the District and non-profit groups around the region continue to provide temporary shelter for those in need. We explore the challenges of combating homelessness.


  • Laura Zeilinger Acting Director, D.C. Department of Human Services
  • Eric Sheptock Homeless Advocate
  • Shane Rock CEO, Interfaith Works

WAMU's 'Metro Connection' On Homlessness

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