DHCD Programs for
Discover how DC Department of Housing and Community Development programs can turn your dream of homeownership into a reality!
Find a housing counselor to start your journey
Locate a housing counselor at one of our partner Community-based Organization (CBOs) to help guide you down the path of homeownership.
Take first-time homebuyer training
Take homeowner training to learn about the homebuying process and qualify for DHCD programs.
Benefits of Homeownership
DC’s Department of Housing and Community Development offers a variety of programs to help individuals and families become and remain homeowners in the District. Why?
• Because homeownership helps people build wealth and provide better opportunities for their children
• Because homeowners invest in their neighborhoods, parks, schools, and local businesses
• Because more people should discover life in DC, one of the world’s most vibrant, diverse, and fascinating cities
• Because homeownership is a part of the American Dream, and its possible right here in our nation’s capital
Connect With Us
DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)
Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm | Housing Resource Center: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm