The cost of renting an apartment in the District of Columbia is expensive and continues to soar. The average rental rate in D.C. now exceeds the national average. It may seem as if it is impossible to find an apartment within your price range. The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency funds building and redevelopment of affordable rental properties throughout the City in all Wards.
This webpage (updated monthly) is a resource to find available apartments in DCHFA financed buildings that are currently leasing. Information regarding Agency funded properties that are under construction is also available here.
For a complete listing of affordable housing units in the District, visit DCHousingSearch.org
The Agency maintains an active pipeline listing of properties that are being developed to address the need for more affordable rental housing in the District. Access Properties Under Construction to learn more about these projects financed by DCHFA.