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Homeownership CBOs

DHCD is committed to providing homeownership opportunities for the District’s low-to-moderate income residents. The District also encourages those who work for the District Government t¬o live in the city they serve. DHCD offers the following homebuyer assistance programs through its CBOs.

Home Purchase Assistance Program: Provides an opportunity for low to moderate income District residents to become first-time homebuyers with interest free loans for gap financing and grants towards acquisition and closing costs to purchase a home in DC. Eligible DC government employees may also receive assistance from the Employer-Assisted Housing Program or Negotiated Employee Assistance Home Purchase Program.

To apply for assistance or receive more information, please contact one of the following CBOs:

Housing Counseling Services, Inc. 2410 – 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-7006
Latino Economic Development Center 641 S Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 588-5102
Lydia’s House, Inc. 4101 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 373-1050
University Legal Services, Inc. 1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 889-2196
University Legal Services, Inc. 3939 Benning Road, NE
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 650-5631
University Legal Services, Inc. 220 “I” Street, NE # 130
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-4747