DC Council Wants Homeless to Prove Residency Before Getting Shelter - NBC4 Washington

    DC Council Wants Proof of Residency for Sheltering Homeless

    The D.C. Council wants homeless people to show proof they actually lived in the city before becoming homeless before they are given shelter. Tom Sherwood reports housing activists warn the new law will put more people at risk during the winter. (Published Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017) The D.C. Council wants homeless people to show proof they actually lived in the city before becoming homeless before they are given shelter. See More