Some landlords say the city is relying too heavily on them to help ease homelessness and that the city should provide more incentives. They say the city could start by subsidizing rents for low-income families beyond a year and reducing bulk trash fines on their properties.
The Grass March and Cowboy Express was scheduled to begin its trek along the Route 234 and Route 29 corridors at 4 a.m. But when News4’s Molette Green caught up with the convoy just before 6 a.m., there was only one rider. He told News4 that he was on his way to meet with a larger group at the Key Bridge.
The District was the nation’s third rattiest city in 2013, faring better than just Chicago and Los Angeles, according to pest control company Orkin. Orkin compiled these ranking based on how many rat treatments it performed in 2013, so take this ranking with a large cluster of rat dropping–sized skepticism.