As the only Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved faith-based counseling agency in DC, and the only housing counseling agency in Ward 8, Lydia's House is making it possible for first time home buyers to purchase property in the Washington metropolitan area. As a full-service housing counseling agency, Lydia's House provides homeless and homeowner counseling, foreclosure prevention and financial literacy.
MHCDO provides services designed to expand economic opportunities, increase self-sufficiency, and improve the quality of life for individuals and families. Services include: Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling, Mortgage Default/Foreclosure Counseling, Predatory Lending Counseling, Credit Counseling, Homebuyer Education Program, Pre and Post Purchase/Homeownership Counseling, Emergency Services, Mortgage, Rental, and Utilities Assistance, Supportive Housing, Workforce Development, Adult Education, GED Preparation, Career Youth Initiative, Computer Literacy, Family Support, and Clothing and Food Distribution.
The Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division (Multi-Door) helps parties settle disputes through mediation and other types of appropriate dispute resolution (ADR), including arbitration, case evaluation and conciliation.