Celebrate Homeownership Mon...

For the past 20 years, Kennette Dike and her boys were living in an apartment in the Park Morton community. After working hard to educate herself by attending seminars, and searching for a house that fits her family’s needs, she is now a proud homeowner in Southeast. “Oh my God, I’m so glad I’m gone.

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How the Biden administratio...

An opinion piece by U.S. Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Marcia L. Fudge was originally published in The Washington Post on June 10, 2021. Please read below: When demonstrators flooded the streets of Minneapolis following the murder of George Floyd, they were not only protesting local police practices. They were also

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DCHA Board of Commissioners...

Today, the District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners held an emergency meeting to vote on a resolution naming Brenda Donald as Interim Executive Director to replace Tyrone Garrett who announced his resignation earlier this week. The resignation is effective June 18. The resolution also announced that the BOC will conduct a national search

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DCHA Executive Director Tyr...

Today, District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced that he would not seek an extension of his current employment contract but instead will pursue other professional opportunities. Garrett looks forward to continuing his work as an Instructor of Principles of Redevelopment at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

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Fourth Class of ATP Begins

The Modified Apprentice Training Program’s fourth cohort started today with 30 new apprentices. The trainees, the majority of whom are District of Columbia Housing Authority customers, were chosen from more than 230 applications for the successful program which provides participants an opportunity to become work ready while creating a pipeline of applicants who are attractive

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DCHA Executive Director Tyr...

District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett was appointed to a two-year term as secretary of the board of trustees for the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) today at the annual convention and exhibition. “This appointment by my peers recognizes not only my acumen within the industry, but also my unwavering and

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DCHA Unveils New Command Ce...

District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett along with Office of Public Safety Chief Joel Maupin and Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Ashan Benedict unveiled the new Command Center, located at DCHA headquarters at 1133 North Capitol Street, N.E. The new Command Center uses state-of-the-art technology to monitor its portfolio, enhance its continued

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Monique Drayton’s Har...

  Over the past two years, Monique Drayton signed up for the Rent Reporting and Credit Building Program with the District of Columbia Housing Authority. She attended every webinar and Zoom meeting about homeownership offered by the District of Columbia and its community organizations. As she learned more in each class, she came up with

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DCHA Welcomes Petuna Cooper

District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced Petuna Cooper as the agency’s new vice president of the Office of Audit and Compliance. She brings a wealth of experience to DCHA, serving in  previous compliance leadership roles, developing new strategies and ideas to strengthen core services, managed new infrastructure initiatives, and maintained her

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DCHA Announces $250,000 Inv...

District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced that four resident entrepreneurs received $2,500 micro-grants to support their businesses at the April 14 monthly Board of Commissioners meeting as the first action in the rollout of the agency’s $250,000 investment into its new Human Capital Plan. The micro-grant initiative is an integral part

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