With evictions set to begin next month, hundreds of millions in Washington-area rental aid remains unspent

A Washington Post analysis of emergency rental aid provided by the Treasury Department to help struggling renters found that more than $350 million in funds remains unspent in the Washington area.
  • Jun 4, 2021

D.C.'s fatal overdose numbers are up, but a longtime treatment center might soon close

Already struggling due to rising costs and stagnant Medicaid rates, the D.C. treatment center took measures to adapt to lockdown restrictions that have created further financial stress and could force closure.
  • May 29, 2021

Where does the CDC's eviction moratorium stand?

On May 5, a federal judge overturned the CDC’s national eviction moratorium. What does that mean for renters and landlords? Post reporter Kyle Swenson explains.
  • May 17, 2021

Man stabbed in D.C. jail suffers life-threatening wounds, police said

The incident occurred around 12:10 p.m.
  • May 9, 2021

Federal judge vacates CDC’s nationwide eviction moratorium

U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overstepped its legal authority when it imposed the nationwide moratorium on evictions.
  • May 5, 2021

D.C. announces $350 million program to help residents pay rent and utility bills

District Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said the purpose of the program is to help residents pay their bills now so that they can stay in their homes once the public health emergency ends.
  • Apr 12, 2021