Through Community Based Non-Profit Organizations (CBOs), the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) provides business support services to small and retail businesses in eligible commercial areas in the District of Columbia.
Business support activity improves the overall economic viability of neighborhood commercial corridors by spurring new private investment into commercial and nearby residential areas. These technical assistance activities are essential to business attraction and retention in neglected corridors. The assistance provided can include but is not limited to micro-loan packaging, business planning, entrepreneurial training, one-on-one business technical assistance, tax preparation assistance, accounting assistance, or legal assistance.
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