Meet Michelle Ballard ̵...

Michelle Ballard loves the kitchen in her new home. She raves about her master suite and has plenty of room for her children. Ballard is a new District of Columbia Housing Authority homeowner. After working to increase her credit score, taking a homeownership class with the District’s Housing Purchase Assistance Program, and receiving a HPAP …

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DCHA Successfully Conducts ...

Since April, we’ve successfully conducted more than 1,500 virtual inspections of units, permitting families to move into new units and expediting a process that can sometimes be impacted by travel times and available slots. We’re pleased to share this overview video with you. To learn more about this process or to get more information about …

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DCHA Receives DCSEU Incenti...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority will receive $1.12 million in incentives from the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) for energy-efficient boiler replacements it will install in three of its properties this summer. These gas efficiency projects are funded by Washington Gas as part of its commitment to the community in the AltaGas and WGL …

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May 2020 Quarterly Newsletter

Carolyn Kornegay Punter Senior Vice President, Housing Choice Voucher Program and Eligibility and Continued Occupancy Division Franselene St. Jean Vice-Chair of the District of Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and HCVP Commissioner, askthehcvpcommish@dchousing.org   VetsRide Program to Assist D.C. Veterans Impacted by COVID-19 Public Health Emergency The VetRide Program has expanded to include D.C. …

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A Message from Chief Execut...

At the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA), we are committed to ensuring the well-being of all of our residents and families. We’d like to take this opportunity to provide an important update around coronavirus (also known as COVID-19).

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A message from the Office o...

The Office of General Counsel for the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) wishes to advise the public of the following processes for submitting legal documents and receiving requests temporarily as a result of OGC Telework status to avoid the spread of Coronavirus and to limit staff on the premises: Subpoenas DCHA will temporarily process …

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DCHA’s Resident Offic...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority is always thinking of ways to enhance its public safety efforts across its portfolio. One of those programs has several officers as customers, as well as employees, living within several of its traditional public housing communities. The Office of Public Safety’s Resident Officer Program allows its police officers, as …

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GRAND RE-OPENING OF FREDERI...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority celebrated the grand re-opening of its new one-stop shop for its Family Self-Sufficiency program with community, District, and federal partners. The Frederick Douglass Family Self-Sufficiency Center was recently renovated to house the multitude of services that help DCHA customers reach their individual goals in education, employment, and homeownership.   …

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Successful Job Fair for The...

More than 600 job-seeking D.C. residents attended a recent hiring information event for The Wharf’s next phase of construction. The job fair, held January 24 at the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Southwest Family Enhancement and Career Center, was a chance for DCHA customers and other area residents to learn more about potential open positions …

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Housing Assistance Payment ...

Due to ongoing system conversions, some landlords may encounter some minor discrepancies in their Housing Assistance Payment Contract for January. The HCVP team is working to resolve this issue and is conducting case by case analysis to ensure that payments will be rectified in February. Specifically, any participant receiving an underpayment in January will be …

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