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D.C. is not the only city with a rising homeless shelter population. [NYT]

Congress will weigh a minute change to the Height Act today. [WBJ]

Why we need Metro improvements [PlanItMetro]

New renderings of Capitol Hill townhouses. [UrbanTurf]

How the 11th Street Bridge Park could go wrong, or right. [GGW]

Muriel Bowser wants to replicate Deal Middle School; Tommy Wells scoffs at the idea. [GGE]

Today on the market: Columbia Heights studio—-$145,000