A sense of belonging. A desire for civility. Both seem necessary for a welcoming and respectful society. But what happens when these ideas backfire?
According to a new report, the contractor managing the District’s shelter for homeless families overbilled the city for millions of dollars last year. A report released late last week by the D.C. Auditor found the nonprofit Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness not only overcharged the city but also may have violated local and federal laws, all at a time the city’s facing a spike in homelessness. Kojo chats with D.C. Auditor Kathleen Patterson about the report’s findings.
- Kathleen Patterson Auditor, District of Columbia
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