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District of Columbia (DC)2017-09-13T22:07:32+00:00

State Buyer Programs

DHCD’s Development Finance Division (DFD) provides funding for the development of rental, homeownership and community facility developments that serve District of Columbia neighborhoods. As both the creation and preservation of affordable housing units are important to DHCD, DFD plays a prominent role in helping the agency achieve its annual multifamily housing production goals.

Development Finance provides many services to District of Columbia residents:

We offer local and national, non-profit and for-profit organizations to post their services with First Home Advisor.  We review their organizations and vet the best we can but we not otherwise vouch for them.

View the FHA Advisory Directory

First Home Buyer Online Education

FirstHomeAdvisor.com has partnered with eHomeAmerica to offer an online homebuyer education course that you can take from the convenience of your own home computer for a modest fee of $99.00. You can get your Certificate of Completion today after completing the eight-hour course.

Online Homebuyer Education Course

Local First-Time Homebuyer Education

 

Here are the major local homebuyer education and counseling resources available in your State. As new ones register with us, we will include them here: 

NeighborWorks® of America organizations
HUD Approved Housing Counseling

Homebuyer Assistance Programs

Many non-profit organizations in your state offer downpayment assistance programs in the form of secondary financing and have been approved for use with an FHA loan.  Search for HUD approved secondary financing here:

HUD Financing Resources in your state

More Resources

IDA Resource Directory

The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) maintains a national Individual Development Account Directory where you can search for a local IDA or Matched Savings program near you.

Local Home Inspectors

Search for a local home inspector on the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) website.

Tax Credit Programs

Some cities and counties in your state may offer first-time homebuyers the Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) which is a federal tax credit program for first-time homebuyers.  Ask your local homebuyer education and counseling agency if it is available in your area.

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