• Halfway House Jun 15

    DC Neighborhood Plans to Challenge New Halfway House

    Plans for a new halfway house in D.C. are meeting growing resistance. The federal Bureau of Prisons said it made a deal with a contractor to make the site of the longtime DC Eagle nightclub in Ward 7 the District’s new transition home for released federal prisoners. It would house 300 men. But some community leaders here say it creates…

  • Halfway House Jun 15

    DC Neighborhood Plans to Challenge New Halfway House

    Plans for a new halfway house in D.C. are meeting resistance from the neighborhood. Scott MacFarlane reports.

  • Coronavirus in DC May 1

    SE DC Halfway House Boarded Up With No Facility to Replace It

    Once the largest halfway house in the country, Hope Village in Southeast D.C. was boarded up Thursday with no facility to replace it. The last few dozen inmates inside the halfway house on Langston Place SE were transferred to other halfway houses closer to Baltimore. About 200 others have been sent to home confinement to complete their federal prison sentences….

  • Coronavirus in DC Apr 30

    Halfway House in Southeast DC Closes

    The giant halfway house in Southeast D.C. closes Thursday amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus and a lawsuit challenging conditions inside. News4’s Scott MacFarlane reports Hope Village is gone with no facility to replace it.

  • Coronavirus in DC Apr 8

    Judge Rejects Request to Release Some Inmates From DC Halfway House

    A D.C. judge rejected a request to release some inmates from the federal Hope Village halfway house in Southeast Washington, D.C. A News4 I-Team report revealed two recent inmate deaths at the facility on Langston Place SE, which is the largest halfway house in the U.S. Though the U.S. Bureau of Prisons told News4 the deaths were not related...

  • Halfway House Apr 6

    2 Residents at DC Halfway House Die

    Two residents at the Hope Village halfway house in D.C. have died in the past three days, officials said Sunday. Their deaths are not related to COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons says. According to a statement from the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the first death at Hope Village was not related to the novel coronavirus....

  • coronavirus Apr 4

    Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Inmates at DC Halfway House

    Federal inmates at the Hope Village halfway house in D.C. are suing, asking for their release or a change to operations inside amid fears about the coronavirus. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in D.C. on behalf of Hope Village, the largest halfway house in America. The suit says there’s no social distancing inside the facility on Langston...

  • coronavirus Apr 3

    Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Inmates at DC Halfway House

    Federal inmates at the Hope Village halfway house in D.C. are suing, asking for their release or a change to operations inside amid fears about the coronavirus. Investigative Reporter Scott MacFarlane reports.

  • coronavirus Mar 30

    Activists Concerned About Inmate Care at DC Halfway House During Pandemic

    Some D.C. community organizers are collecting supplies for the inmates inside one of the nation’s largest halfway houses amid growing calls for action to protect the men inside from contracting the coronavirus and spreading it once they leave. Activists and friends of inmates inside Hope Village on Langston Place SE say people are crowded too close together inside and...

  • coronavirus Mar 26

    Coronavirus Concerns at DC Halfway House

    Some D.C. community organizers are collecting supplies for the inmates inside one of the nation’s largest halfway houses in Southeast Washington. Scott MacFarlane and the News4 I-Team report there are growing calls for action to protect the men inside from contracting the coronavirus and spreading it once they leave.

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