DHCD Programs for
first-time homebuyers

Discover how DC Department of Housing and Community Development programs can turn your dream of homeownership into a reality!

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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.

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Take first-time homebuyer training

Take homeowner training to learn about the homebuying process and qualify for DHCD programs.

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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)

http://dhcd.dc.gov/
1800 Martin Luther King Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 442-7200
Fax: (202) 645-6727
TTY: 711
Email: dhcd@dc.gov

Office Hours
Monday to Friday, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm | Housing Resource Center: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm