Being poor in Washington means worrying about housing, survey finds

A recently released report, covered in this Washington Post article, sets out to paint a more nuanced portrait of what it means to be poor in the nation’s capital by directly asking poor residents themselves. The main takeaway: finding and keeping affordable housing is by far the dominant stress among low-income residents, more so than concerns about food, education or domestic violence.

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