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DCHFA Success Stories

Read our most recent success stories.

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Rodney Dew, D.C. Homeowner, DC Open Doors & MCC

“I’m happy to be able to take part in the growth of such a place as D.C.” Rodney Dew worked as a Senior Analyst on the Multifamily Lending and Neighbor

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Folashade Oladipo

Folashade Oladipo, D.C. Homeowner, DC4ME

“DC4ME made it possible for me to purchase my dream home on a budget!” Folashade Oladipo used the DC4ME program to purchase her Ward 4 home in July 2020.

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Reggie Lyons

Reggie Lyons, D.C. Homeowner, DC Open Doors

"The [DC Open Doors] program was certainly a major factor in us being able to purchase our home." Reggie Lyons and his wife Ariel are native Washingtonians w

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Elisabete Gaffney

Elisabete Gaffney, D.C. Homeowner, DC Open Doors & HPAP

"Through DC Open Doors and HPAP, I was able to receive the maximum allowed $80,000 plus $4,000 for the closing cost and a really good interest rate that is real

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Walker Sands

Walker Sands, D.C. Homeowner, DC Open Doors & MCC

Walker Sands purchased a Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) when he bought his first home with down payment assistance from DC Open Doors in 2018. Walker Sands

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Manny Allen

Manny Allen, D.C. Homeowner, HPAP

Manny Allen became a homeowner in June 2019 after getting approved for an HPAP loan. Manny Allen became a homeowner in June 2019 after getting approved for a

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SAKIRA COOK

Sakira Cook, Cynthia Townhomes homeowner, HIP

As a native Washingtonian, being able to stay in the city is a blessing. Sakira Cook was able to purchase her home with the help of DCHFA's Housing Investment

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ROOTS TO ROOFS DC, CHELSEY KELLY

Testimonial: Roots to Roofs DC, Chelsey Kelly

Chelsey Kelly shares how DC Open Doors helped her to become a homeowner in Southwest, D.C. Watch Now

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Roots to Roofs DC, Delia Garcia

Testimonial: Roots to Roofs DC, Delia Garcia

Watch Delia Garcia’s story of how her dream of owning a home in the nation’s capital became a reality with DC Open Doors and the Mortgage Credit Certificate

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DCHFA CLOSES FIRST HPAP LOAN FOR HOME PURCHASE ASSISTANCE

DCHFA Closes First HPAP Loan for Home Purchase Assistance

Washington, D.C.- Today the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) announced its first closing of the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP), enab

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DCHFA Partners

DCHFA Partners with Jubilee Housing to Preserve and Expand Affordable Housing in Columbia Heights

Washington, D.C. – The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency (DCHFA) is investing in affordable housing in Columbia Heights for the second time this spr

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Foreclosure Prevention Program Saves Homes for Hundreds of D.C. Residents

Foreclosure Prevention Program Saves Homes for Hundreds of D.C. Residents

As the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency’s HomeSaver program winds down, DCHFA is highlighting the accomplishments of the program, which has helped

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Tax Lien Extinguishment Program

HomeSaver Phase II – Tax Lien Extinguishment Program

HomeSaver, a Hardest Hit Fund (“HHF”) Initiative, is a federally-funded program. In September 2010, DCHFA was awarded over $20 million to help homeowners pr

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