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  • Community Relations Services, U.S. Department of Justice

    This service conciliates and mediates with parties that experience discriminatory practices based on race, ethnic group, or national origin. It provides assistance primarily to communities. Disputes may involve the use of excessive force by police or correctional institutions, community relations, school desegregation/disputes, employment, housing, transportation, health, environment, revenue sharing, and recreation. Read More

  • D.C. Housing Authority

    The Housing Authority provides rent assistance for low-income families and individuals. Once certified to receive aid, the recipients find their own housing, although some assistance is given by the agency. Read More

  • Emergency Rental Assistance Program

    The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps low-income District residents who face housing emergencies. A housing emergency occurs when immediate action is needed to avoid homelessness, to re-establish a home, or to prevent eviction from a home. Read More

    By:
    DC Department of Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Housing Counseling Services, Inc.

    Housing Counseling Services provides counseling to tenants who are facing eviction or are delinquent in rent payments and to home owners who are facing default or are delinquent in mortgage payments. It provides Emergency Rental Assistance funding to qualified applicants (see attached file for information on how and where to apply). It offers pre-purchasing counseling, budget and financial counseling, and home rehabilitation counseling. It assists consumers by citing appropriate laws and regulations and by providing referrals. A certified housing counselor is available to assist with related problems. http://housingetc.org/category/renters/counseling-renters/ Read More

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    Spanish / Español
  • Housing Resource Center

    The DHCD Housing Resource Center provides a FREE listing service that provides easy access to information about housing opportunities within the District of Columbia. Read More

    By:
    Department of Housing and Community Development
  • Multi-Door Dispute Resolution Division D.C. Superior Court

    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. Read More

  • Office on Latino Affairs, Office of the Mayor, DC Government

    The mission of the Office on Latino Affairs is to improve the quality of life of the District's Latino population by providing community-based grants, advocacy, community relations and outreach services to residents so they can have access to a full range of health, education, housing, economic development and employment services. Read More