Why Homeownership?

Discover the benefits of owning a home in the District.

DHCD Homeownership Programs

The Department of Housing and Community Development offers programs and services to help individuals and families
achieve the benefits of homeownership in the District of Columbia.


Find a Housing Counselor

DHCD funds Community-Based Non-Profit Organizations (CBOs) that provide housing counseling and training to potential homeowners, current homeowners, and tenants, focusing on low-to-moderate income residents and neighborhoods.

Homeowner counseling services include foreclosure prevention, credit counseling, home/budget management, homebuyers clubs, and relocation counseling.

Click on the map for contact info of DHCD-approved CBOs that are ready to help you!

Learn More

Visit the DC DHCD website to learn more.

Fill out your information below and we’ll have a housing counselor contact you about getting started on your homeownership journey.