DHCD's Development Finance Division provides funding to assist with the development of community and commercial facilities that serve District of Columbia neighborhoods. These facilities include community office buildings, clinics, day care centers and recreation centers.
The Rental Conversion and Sale Division (CASD) administers the Rental Housing Conversion and Sale Act of 1980, as amended (D.C. Law 3-86) (the Conversion Act) and the Condominium Act of 1976 Technical and Clarifying Amendment Act, as amended (D.C. Law 9-82) (the Condominium Act).
DHCD, through a network of DC community-based organizations [PDF], provides counseling services for homeowners who are behind in their mortgage payments, or who are subject to foreclosure.
Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) Enhancement
The District’s Home Purchase Assistance Program, Employer Assisted Housing Program and Negotiated Employee Affordable Home Purchase Program provide financial assistance for low- and moderate-income households and District Government employees for the purpose of first-time home purchase.