"One Congregation, One Family" is a bid to convince more families to leave their emergency shelter beds.
Community concerns would make it difficult to open enough smaller facilities across the city to compensate for its loss, he said.
A report from the Center for Housing Policy shows how the region's housing prices are getting increasingly out of whack with residents' incomes.
A redevelopment of D.C. Housing Authority headquarters is unlikely to do much for displaced residents.
Should federal 'sequestration' proceed, cuts in housing assistance to D.C.'s lowest-income residents could make an already difficult problem even worse.
The Ward 8 council member wants homeowners, not renters, on the St. Elizabeths campus.