Homebuyer Additional Resources

Capital Area Asset Builders

Capital Area Asset Builders empowers residents of the Greater DC area to take control of their finances, increase their savings, and build wealth for the future. They administer a matched savings program through Individual Saving Accounts (IDAs). Income-eligible residents who successfully reach savings goals then choose to invest in their first homes, post-secondary education, or starting or expanding small businesses.

Home Purchase Assistance Program

The Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) aids lower-and moderate-income individuals and families in purchasing affordable housing in DC. Qualified HPAP applicants can receive up to $54,000 in financial assistance, with funds to be used for acquisition assistance and/or closing costs. HPAP can be used along with assistance through Homes by CFE.

DC Opens Doors

DC Opens Doors, managed by the DC Housing Finance Agency, offers several options for down-payment assistance and below-market-rate first trust mortgage lending. Programs are available for both first-time and repeat homebuyers.

Ready Nest

Ready Nest is a collection of online resources and tools including mortgage payment calculators, home affordability calculators, and homeownership readiness information, to help guide potential home buyers through the process.

Homeownership Counseling Agencies

Below you can find a list of Homeownership Agencies that work in the District of Columbia.

Legal Counsel for the Elderly
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
(202) 434-2120

Central American Resource Center
1460 Columbia Road, NW, #C1
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 328-9799

Greater Washington Urban League
2901 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-8200

Housing Counseling Services, Inc.
2410 – 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-7006

Latino Economic Development Corporation
1401 Columbia Road, NW, Unit C-1
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 588-5102

Lydia’s House, Inc.
4101 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20032
(202) 373-1050

Manna, Inc.
6856 Eastern Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 832-1845

Marshall Heights Community Development Organization
3939 Benning Road, NE
Washington, DC 20019
(202) 396-1200

6230 3rd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-7423

United Planning Organization (UPO)
301 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 238-4600

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) 527-7070

University Legal Services, Inc.
220 “I” Street, NE # 130
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-4747