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
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
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
HCS works with youth and senior tenants living in subsidized housing in Columbia Heights to connect them to services including educational, recreational, and food assistance programs. *Call for more information.