The Washington Informer: D.C. Council’s Anita Bonds Proposes Bill to Fight Homelessness

D.C. Council’s Anita Bonds Proposes Bill to Fight Homelessness

Seniors, Veterans Targeted in Measure

Stacy M. Brown | 5/13/2015, 3 p.m.
On any given night, there are nearly 8,000 homeless individuals in the District of Columbia. While those numbers are disconcerting, ...
Nearly 8,000 individuals in the District are homeless, including a number of senior citizens and U.S. war veterans. (Courtesy of hatdc.org)

On any given night, there are nearly 8,000 homeless individuals in the District of Columbia.

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The Washington Informer: D.C. Councilwoman Anita Bonds Advocates for More Affordable Housing

D.C. Councilwoman Anita Bonds Advocates for More Affordable Housing

Introduces Legislation Aimed at Assisting Renters

Stacy M. Brown | 4/1/2015, 3 p.m.
As part of her campaign pledge when she easily retained her seat in the November general election, Anita Bonds, who ...
D.C. Councilwoman Anita Bonds has been busy living up to her campaign pledges to help renters and to maintain affordable housing in the District.
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Washington City Paper: Bonds Bill Aims to Protect Museum Square Tenants, Defying Lawsuit From Owner

Bonds Bill Aims to Protect Museum Square Tenants, Defying Lawsuit From Owner

For a group of low-income residents, many with limited English skills, the tenants of the Museum Square Apartments are getting a lot of political attention.

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ABC7: MPD holds ’emergency meeting’ to combat Petworth crime

MPD holds ’emergency meeting’ to combat Petworth crime

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – A middle-class neighborhood in Northwest is feeling fatigued by violence. On Saturday, police hosted an ’emergency meeting’ for concerned Petworth residents.

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Mendelson Budget Leaves Bonds, Gray Steamed

In 2013, it was hard to think of an idea more popular with the D.C. Council than Anita Bonds‘ property tax bill. The legislation, which exempted some senior citizens from property taxes, came as multiple councilmembers ran for re-election or for the mayor’s office, then got another boost when a Washington Post investigation found elderly homeowners losing their property in tax sales.… Read more