D.C. Launches New Insurance Fund to Encourage Landlords to Lease to the Homeless

By Gaither Stephens

The Bowser administration says the fund will boost housing options for people leaving shelter. by Andrew Giambrone A new public-private partnership could increase the supply of apartments available to D.C.’s homeless after they exit emergency shelter and must compete for housing using government-funded vouchers. On Friday, District officials and their nonprofit collaborators unveiled an insurance…