DCHA Welcomes Summer Youth

The District of Columbia Housing Authority is employing 130 young people this summer in three different programs that provide job experience and life skills. The first program was created by DCHA’s Office of the Executive Director. It is a special educational opportunity for committed law and graduate students in the greater Washington, D.C. metropolitan area

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Three DCHA Programs Win 202...

The District of Columbia Housing Authority’s EnVision Center/Workforce Development Initiative will be awarded with the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials 2021 Award of Merit in the Resident and Client Services Category and has been nominated for the 2021 NAHRO Award of Excellence. In addition, the Youth Development program and Frederick Douglass Family Self-Sufficiency

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HCVPeople July 2021

Homeownership Month: Throughout DCHA’s remote operations due to the COVID-19 health emergency the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Assistance Program team has worked tirelessly to assist families to become homeowners. Continuity of operations continued through virtual meetings; phone calls with families, program partners, lenders and settlement agents; on-line submission of required documents; and coordination with DCHA

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STAY DC Provides Financial ...

STAY DC is a District government program that can help D.C. residents and DCHA customers pay off past due rent and utility debts occurred during the health emergency due to COVID-19. If you have overdue electric, water, gas, or rent payments from the past year and a half, apply for assistance at stay.dc.gov or by

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RESIDENT COUNCIL ELECTIONS ...

DO YOU WANT TO RUN FOR OFFICE? Do you want to represent your community and improve the quality of life for residents living in public housing? You may be eligible to run for a position on your resident council! Download the candidate application here for more info. DO YOU WANT TO GET PAID TO WORK

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DCHA Homeowner Amanda Koger

Amanda Koger graduated from college in Chicago six years ago and made a list of things she wanted for her future home: a job in the non-profit sector, an enriched black experience, and a city with public transportation. The District won out among her other selected cities, so she moved with her voucher to Washington,

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DCHA Interim Executive Dire...

Today, the District of Columbia Housing Authority welcomed Interim Executive Director Brenda Donald on her first day to the agency. The Board of Commissioners held an emergency meeting in May to vote on her appointment, as well as a national search to identify a permanent director. “I look forward to using my many years of

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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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Last Modified: 09/19/2019 11:47 am