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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Transfer Voucher Customer A...

Please note, from Monday, April 19, 2021 through Friday, April 23, 2021, the email address, etbriefings@dchousing.org, will be unavailable and closed for maintenance. All requests for updated vouchers, voucher extensions, and emergency vouchers must be directed to the DCHA’s Customer Call Center at (202) 535-1000. The etbriefings@dchousing.org email inbox will be available starting Monday, April

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Virtual Vendor Expo Meeting...

Several dozen local contractors and business people attended the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Virtual Vendor Expo on April 8 to learn how to do business with the agency. The agency is working to attract new contractors and vendors who desire to do business with DCHA. “This expo is important to not only DCHA, but

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Virtual Vendor Expo

  The District of Columbia Housing Authority is holding a Virtual Vendor Expo this Thursday on April 8 at 9:30 a.m. The agency is working to attract new contractors and vendors who desire to do business with DCHA. Attendees will learn about upcoming work in areas such as Service Contracts and Emergency Work Opportunities, Redevelopment and Construction,

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DCHA’s Third Annual Modifie...

Thirty five residents who participated in the District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Modified Apprenticeship Training Program (ATP) today celebrated their graduation, and more importantly, new job opportunities. “I started the Apprenticeship Training Program in 2018 as one approach to connect our customers to opportunity and strengthen their ability to compete in the open job market

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Appreciating Resident Leade...

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the District of Columbia Housing Authority would like to acknowledge and honor the wonderful women resident council presidents on our senior and family properties. Women make up the majority of the residents on our properties and our resident council leadership. The position of a resident council president

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DCHA’s Executive Dire...

District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett was one of the featured presenters at Mayor Muriel Bowser’s seventh annual March Madness, a special preview of new and upcoming development projects that will provide more quality affordable housing, support for small businesses, and other resources for District residents. Bowser and the Deputy Mayor for

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HCVPeople February 2021

Recertification Waiver Applied During the National Health Pandemic The D.C. Housing Authority continues to operate in a partial telework capacity due to the national health emergency. As a result, DCHA adopted HUD waivers that allowed the agency to be more flexible and accommodating to voucher customers when collecting documents pertaining to interim changes and biennial

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