Tenant Rights and Responsibilities Workshop

Tenant Rights and Responsibilities Workshop

May. 28, 2014 by

A workshop to educate renters about their legal rights and responsibilities under Washington, D.C. law. Topics include: – How to get repairs made in your unit – The eviction process – Rent Control – What to do if your building

Rental Housing Search Clinic

Rental Housing Search Clinic

May. 28, 2014 by

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

Money Matters Financial Literacy and Credit Workshop

Money Matters Financial Literacy and Credit Workshop

May. 28, 2014 by

Walk-Ins Welcome! A free financial literacy workshop on budgeting and credit to help you achieve your financial goals (including eventual home purchase). Topics include: – Analyzing your finances and working with a budget – Understanding, repairing, and improving your credit

Rental Assistance Case Management

Rental Assistance Case Management

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HCS offers case management and follow up counseling to all clients who apply for rental assistance. Case management is designed to help clients solve the problems that put them in danger of homelessness and ensure that they secure safe, stable

Landlord/Tenant Counseling

Landlord/Tenant Counseling

May. 28, 2014 by

Tenants should schedule a Landlord-Tenant Counseling session if they need help resolving a landlord/tenant dispute or tenancy problem. Tenants in the following situations should set up an appointment for Landlord-Tenant counseling. – Tenants in danger of eviction or whose landlords

Fair Housing/Predatory Lending Complaint

Fair Housing/Predatory Lending Complaint

May. 28, 2014 by

Clients should schedule a Fair Housing/Predatory Lending appointment if they believe they have been victims of mortgage fraud, a loan scam, or discrimination in any aspect of the housing market. HCS counselors help clients understand their rights under fair housing

Financial/Credit Counseling Session

Financial/Credit Counseling Session

May. 28, 2014 by

Consider scheduling a Financial/Credit counseling session to help with clearing up credit issues, developing a savings plan, budgeting, and/or addressing any other financial concerns. HCS counselors can review your credit reports and finances and help identify concrete steps to improve

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Program

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Program

May. 28, 2014 by

The Inclusionary Zoning program allows income eligible households to purchase or rent housing at below market prices from for-profit developers. DC government provides incentives to developers to set aside certain units for affordable purchase or rental through the IZ program

Lead Safe Washington (LSW)

Lead Safe Washington (LSW)

May. 28, 2014 by

LSW provides lead hazard abatement grants of up to $17,500 per housing unit to property owners and landlords. LSW also assists with unit testing to determine whether there is a lead safety hazard in a home and provides a stipend

Tenant Anti-displacement Services (Tenant Services)

Tenant Anti-displacement Services (Tenant Services)

May. 28, 2014 by

This program helps groups of renters in multi-unit buildings protect their rights as tenants and avoid displacement. Tenant Services meets with tenants as a group, usually in the tenants’ own buildings, to help them organize and effectively address problems in