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Home Purchase Assistance Program, Greater Washington Urban League



The Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) enables lower-and moderate-income individuals and families to purchase affordable housing in Washington, D.C. Qualified HPAP applicants can receive up to $84,000 in financial assistance to purchase single-family houses, condominiums, and cooperative apartments. HPAP funds can be used for acquisition assistance and/or closing costs. The HPAP Acquisition Assistance is in the form of 0 interest 5-year deferred loa

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.

2901 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202.780.5791




To be eligible for HPAP assistance, you must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be the head of the household and a first-time homebuyer. 

  • Be a very low-to-moderate income resident, based on DHCD standards. (See the separate HPAP Homebuyer Assistance Table.) 

  • Have a good credit rating. 

  • Have no ownership interest in any residential real estate within three years before applying. 

  • Purchase a home within the District. 

  • Use that home as your primary residence. 

Last Review and Update: Apr 11, 2011
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