HCS offers emergency rental and utility assistance through various programs to DC residents who are homeless or in immediate danger of becoming homeless. These rental assistance programs provide emergency payments only and do not provide ongoing housing subsidies. Call the
Looking for rental housing in DC? Attend our weekly Housing Search Clinic. Register for the Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) rental lottery
HCS can help you improve your credit and achieve your financial and housing goals (including homeownership) through workshops and counseling. • Attend a free Money Matters financial literacy and credit workshop. • Call to schedule a free individual Financial/Credit Counseling
Housing Counseling Services works to help renters understand and protect their rights, resolve conflicts with landlords and management companies, avoid displacement, and improve their housing conditions. Want to learn more about tenant rights in DC? Attend a free Tenant Rights
Lead Safe Washington (By referral only) Resident Services Program (By referral only) Renters are encouraged to call HCS with any housing related questions. HCS can also refer renters to other organizations for assistance.