DCHFA at 40

The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency is celebrating its 40th year of serving the housing needs of Washington, D.C. residents. The DCHFA was established on March 3, 1979 to stimulate and expand homeownership and rental housing opportunities in the District. During its 40 years, the Agency has funded the development of more than 50,000 units of affordable housing throughout the District’s eight wards.

DCHFA 40th Anniversary Celebration

DCHFA Through the Years

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2019

Todd A. Lee Named District Of Columbia Building Industry Association (DCBIA) Government Sector Awardee 2019

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Sep 24, 2019

DCHFA Launches The Reverse Mortgage Insurance And Tax Payment Program(ReMIT) For District Residents At Risk Of Foreclosure

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Sep 3, 2019

DCHFA Launches DC Mortgage Assistance Program (DC MAP) For Furloughed Federal Government Employees

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Jul 5, 2019
2018

DCHFA closes first HUD Level I 50/50 risk share transaction by financing the preservation of 176 affordable units in Ward 8 at Woodmont Crossing

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Nov 15, 2018
2017

DC Department Of Housing And Community Development Announces DCHFA As New Home Purchasing Assistance Program (HPAP) Co-Administrator, And DCHFA Launches The Housing Investment Platform (HIP)

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May 25, 2017
2016

DCHFA Names Housing And Real Estate Industry Veteran Todd A. Lee, Executive Director

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Oct 12, 2016

Launches Mortgage Credit Certificate Program And DC Open Doors Reaches $200 Million In Mortgage Loans

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Jun 1, 2016
2015

DC Open Doors Celebrates Funding $100 Million In Mortgage Loans

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Sep 20, 2015
2014

Receives Issuer Credit Rating Upgrade To “A2” And Launches HomeSaver II To Help Homeowners At Risk Of Foreclosure

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Oct 25, 2014
2013

DC Open Doors Is Launched To Help First Time Homebuyers And Homeowners Looking To Upgrade Purchase Homes By Providing Down Payment And Closing Cost Assistance Loans

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Sep 5, 2013
2010

DCHFA Is Awarded Over $20 Million To Help District Homeowners Prevent Foreclosures Through The HomeSaver Program

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Sep 4, 2010
2009

DCHFA Celebrated Its 30th Year Anniversary And Received Issuer Credit Rating Upgrade To “A-“ From Standard & Poor’s

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Sep 5, 2009
2008

DCHFA Reaches $1 Billion Mark In Multifamily Affordable Housing Finance In Washington, D.C.

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Oct 5, 2008
2007

Financed 100th Affordable Rental Housing Development In The District

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Oct 16, 2007
2005

DCHFA Issued More Than $76 Million In Tax-Exempt Bonds To The DC Housing Authority To Help Rehabilitate And Modernize 6,858 Public Housing Units

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Oct 16, 2005
2004

DCHFA Celebrated Its 25th Year Anniversary

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Oct 21, 2004
2003

Council Of The District Of Columbia Approved Legislation Allowing DCHFA To Own And Develop Property

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Oct 23, 2003
1999

The Home Resource Center Was Opened To Provide Free Housing Counseling Services To Potential Buyers

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Oct 17, 1999
1998

The Home Resource Center Was Opened To Provide Free Housing Counseling Services To Potential Buyers

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Oct 10, 1998
1996

The Council Of The District Of Columbia, Mayor Barry, DC Control Board And U.S. Congress Eliminated DCHFA’s Appropriated Debt, Allowing The Agency To Become An Independent Agency.

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Oct 23, 1996
1995

Became One Of The First Housing Finance Agencies To Be Approved By The U.S. Dept. Of Housing And Urban Development For Its Risk-Sharing Program

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Oct 5, 1995
1994

Agency Offered A Mortgage Interest Rate Of 6.5%, The Lowest Rate Offered In Washington, D.C. Since The Late 1960s

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Sep 5, 1994
1993

Land Development Program Was Established To Provide Management, Inspection, Monitoring, And Accounting Services For Public Infrastructure Construction

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Oct 23, 1993
1982

DCHFA Financed Its First Affordable Multifamily Housing Group Of Developments

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Oct 16, 1982
1979

Legislation Was Passed By The Council Of The District Of Columbia And Signed By Mayor Marion Barry To Create The DC Housing Finance Agency

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Oct 17, 1979
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