Housing Counseling Services, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization founded in 1972 that provides comprehensive housing counseling, training, advocacy, technical assistance and housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income home buyers, home owners, and tenants; to help them achieve successful living in healthy, safe, and affordable homes. The goal of HCS is to prevent homelessness and increase sustainable housing opportunities by providing the skills, self-esteem and empowerment necessary within families and communities. Further, HCS works to build the individual and group capacity for economic, physical, and social development of homes, neighborhoods, and communities.
HCS is funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, US Department of Veterans Affairs, DC Departments of Housing and Community Development, DC Department of Health HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration, DC Department of Human Services, DC Housing Finance Agency, DC Department of Insurance Securities and Banking, The Meyer Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Capital One Bank, Enterprise Community Partners, Building Bridges Across the River, DC Office of Human Rights, The Community Foundation, The Fund for Children Youth and Families, Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs, Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs and your generous donations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.