Brenda Prince celebrates he...

In 2007 Brenda Prince purchased her home with the help of the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher Home Ownership Assistance Program (HCV/HOAP). Using the lessons she learned in HCV/HOAP, she saved and steadily improved her home for herself and her son. Her garage is a gym and meditation studio. Her basement has

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DCHA Closes on Headquarters...

First of Three-Phase NoMa mixed-use residential project will bring 430 apartments, with 86 affordable units, including 43 deeply affordable units for DCHA residents NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) (“Ares”) and MRP Realty, as part of a joint venture between Ares Management Real Estate funds, MRP Realty, CSG Urban Partners

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Rent Payment Standards

The DC Housing Authority is an integral part of the District’s affordable housing network and prioritizes how we can best serve more customers with safe and affordable housing. We are currently in the process of right-sizing by reviewing our rent payment standards. We’ll first establish a working group in collaboration with housing providers and key

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DC Housing Authority Achiev...

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recognized the DC Housing Authority for achieving its energy savings goal as a partner in the Better Buildings Challenge. DCHA has achieved energy savings of 31% due to greater efficiency efforts at its Fort Lincoln property. DCHA is one

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DC Housing Authority Launch...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority’s priority is to increase public housing occupancy rates and is currently focused on filling vacancies through aggressive renovation and lease-up strategies. One key strategy to fill vacancies is to update DCHA’s waitlist, which was frozen in 2013. The agency is embarking on a grass-roots communications campaign asking current waitlist

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DCHA 2022 RESIDENT COMMISSI...

The following are the certified results for the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s 2022 Resident Commissioner elections: AT-LARGE – KENNETH COUNCIL – 133 – CRYSTAL NELSON – 64 FAMILY – DENISE BLACKSON – 62 SENIOR / DISABLED – JANET PARKER – 93

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A Community Champion: Every...

On May 12, 2022, Everybody Wins DC (EWDC) will honor Marcus Manning of the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) with its first-ever Community Champion Award at its annual gala, EWDC Celebrate. The event will also recognize the three-year partnership between EWDC and DCHA that has expanded reading opportunities for children and families living at DCHA properties

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A New Senior Building, Mult...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority, local and federal officials, and the Kenilworth Courts community broke ground today on Kenilworth 166. The $83 million project is the first phase of the Kenilworth Courts redevelopment, which kicked off with a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CHOICE planning grant 10 years ago. “The groundbreaking

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Joelisa Jackson is a DCHA H...

Joelisa Jackson had two requirements when she was looking for her first home. As a Washingtonian, she knew that off-street parking was a priority. “The first thing I was gunning for is parking in the rear. Number one. Number two – a big kitchen or a big backyard, it had to be either/or. I would

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DCHA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS...

DCHA RESIDENT COMMISSIONER ELECTIONS JANUARY 28, 2022 UPDATE: Janet Parker, candidate for Senior / Disabled seat, was the only resident to meet all eligibility requirements to run in the regularly scheduled DCHA Board of Commissioners election.Therefore, only Senior/Disabled properties will be voting on February 21 and 22, 2022. SPECIAL ELECTION:Due to a shortage of eligible

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Last Modified: 09/19/2019 11:47 am