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As US living costs soar, DC homelessness doubles national average

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 05:50

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Ms White (above) and Ms Kelly, who have been at Valley Place for over a year, are among the most vulnerable residents of the nation's capital. They are victims of the cost of urban living as median home prices in Washington had soared to record highs last year.

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Ms White and Ms Kelly (above), who have been at Valley Place for over a year, are among the most vulnerable residents of the nation's capital. They are victims of the cost of urban living as median home prices in Washington had soared to record highs last year.

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JUST across the snaking Anacostia River from the trendy Washington Navy Yard neighbourhood, are the Valley Place Family Apartments, a transitional housing complex for some of the most vulnerable residents of the nation's capital.

This is where two mothers, Anita White

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