HPAP/EAHP Application Counseling

If you would like individual assistance in the process of applying for HPAP, EAHP and/or other DC DHCD funded home purchase programs then you should schedule an appointment at HCS.  Counselors can help you complete the program application and make sure you have included all the required documents.  If you would rather complete an application without the…

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Pre-purchase Orientation

The Pre-Purchase Orientation is a workshop that educates home buyers on topics critical to purchasing a home, including: Determining whether you are ready to buy and preparing for home purchase (considering your income, debt, credit, savings, and other factors) An overview of the home purchase process Understanding home loans Home purchase programs (including HPAP and…

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Financial/Credit Counseling

Clients should schedule a Financial/Credit counseling session for help clearing up credit issues, developing a savings plan, budgeting, and/or addressing any other financial concern. HCS counselors review clients’ credit reports and finances and help identify concrete steps to improve their credit, address issues such as identity theft and loan fraud, and achieve their financial goals.…

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Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Counseling and Income Certification (By referral only)

HCS counselors verify income and/or eligibility for the Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) program. This program allows eligible low- to moderate-income home buyers to purchase homes at below-market rates. More information on the ADU program is available on the DHCD website (http://www.dhcd.dc.gov). ADU properties are also listed at dchousingsearch.org. If you have already been directed to…

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