HCS offers a comprehensive eight-hour training course for potential home buyers who have applied to and been approved for a DHCD funded home purchase program (including HPAP or EAHP). This course offers home buyers the opportunity to learn from HCS
(Walk-Ins Welcome!): A monthly workshop to educate homeowners on various issues pertaining to homeownership. HCS often invites guest experts to speak at the Homeowners Club and encourages Club participants to share their experiences and knowledge about homeownership with one another.
(Walk-Ins Welcome!): A workshop for anyone interested in applying for DC’s Single-Family Home Rehabilitation and Repair Program. The workshop covers the application process from start to loan closing and the documentation required. Workshop are held on the Second and Fourth Tuesdays
Rental Housing Search Clinic (Walk-Ins Welcome!): This workshop provides helpful information to individuals and families searching for rental housing in Washington DC. Topics include: Resources for locating housing in Washington, D.C. How to best present yourself to a landlord during
Walk-Ins Welcome! A free financial literacy workshop on budgeting and credit to help our clients achieve their financial goals (including eventual home purchase). Topics include: Analyzing your finances and working with a budget Understanding, repairing, and improving your credit Predatory
Appointments for foreclosure prevention counseling are scheduled at our weekly Foreclosure Prevention Clinics. Clinics include a presentation on vital information that every homeowner in danger of foreclosure should know. Clients who attend the clinic are then scheduled to meet individually
Homeowners should schedule home rehabilitation counseling for consultation during the process of rehabilitating or renovating their home. HCS counselors help their clients make informed decisions to ensure that home renovations are done in a responsible, safe, and financially sound manner.
Homeowners should schedule a Post Occupancy Counseling appointment if they have questions about any issue having to do with home ownership. An HCS counselor can answer questions and provide counseling on a broad range of topics including property taxes, refinancing,
Any homeowner who has questions about refinancing their home should schedule a free counseling session at HCS. Counselors help homeowners understand the financial implications of different refinancing options and make informed decisions about whether or not to refinance their homes.
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