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Our Mission

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.

Our Funders

Housing Counseling Services, Inc. (HCS) is a HUD approved nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that provides comprehensive housing counseling, training and advocacy for low- and moderate-income tenants, homebuyers and homeowners. Our goal is to build sustainable communities through informed housing consumers. HCS is funded by the DC Department of Housing and Community Development; DC Department of Health HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration; DC Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking; US Department of Housing and Urban Development; US Department of Veterans Affairs; DC Department of Human Services; DC Housing Finance Agency; Local Initiatives Support Corporation; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; The Meyer Foundation; The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region; Enterprise Community Partners; JP Morgan Chase Foundation; Capital One Bank; DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs; DC 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.

How do you reach us?

Telephone / Email

(202) 667-7006



Map / Directions

HCS – Adams Morgan

2410 17th Street, NW Suite 100 Washington, DC 20009

HCS Housing Empowerment Center

Antioch Baptist Church 1105 50th St., NE Washington, DC 20019 (By Appointment Only)
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