PBS NewsHour

D.C. phases out COVID-era hotel housing program for homeless

Clip: 03/30/2023 | 7m 34s  | Video has closed captioning.

At the start of the pandemic, we were all urged to stay at home and avoid crowds. But for homeless people, packed shelters made COVID transmission nearly unavoidable. Many cities used federal money to house people in vacant hotels to better protect them. This year, Washington announced it would phase out its program leaving some unhoused people unsure where they will go. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 03/30/23

Rating: NR

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