District of Columbia Housing Authority

Tyrone Garrett, Executive Director
1133 North Capitol Street NE
Washington, DC
(202) 535-1000
(202) 535-2468
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 9560
Vouchers 15542
Total Units 25102

Latest News

10.7.20 Members Making News
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's press release: The District of Columbia Housing Authority entered into a partnership with Black Girl Health, a nationally known organization that works with companies, government entities and more to integrate strategic health programming in rural...
10.7.20 Members Making News
From DCist:  Carl Goggins feels like he can’t be careful enough when it comes to the coronavirus. Apart from the danger the virus poses to him as a 67-year-old, he worries what would happen if he fell ill. “I live by myself,” said Goggins. “Ain’t nobody gonna come to the door.” So when a...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From DCHA's newsletter: District of Columbia Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett unveiled a working draft of phase one of the agency’s 20-year comprehensive plan to begin addressing tackle the up to $2.5 billion in deferred maintenance and capital improvements...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From Curbed DC: One of the District’s biggest landlords has put out an ambitious plan to refinance, repair, and redevelop roughly a third of its overall portfolio. That landlord is the D.C. Housing Authority (DCHA), which owns and manages over 8,000 public housing units citywide. While it is still...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From Pew Stateline: After her daughter died from lupus, Charlene Green was left caring for her two grandchildren. But their housing situation was precarious at best: mold and mildew everywhere, ceiling caving in. To get her landlord to make much-needed repairs in their Washington, D.C., apartment...
8.8.19 Members Making News
From PRWEB: The NHP Foundation (NHPF), The Warrenton Group (TWG) and the Washington Metropolitan CDC (WMCDC) and financing partners - Enterprise Community Partners, Citibank, Jones Lang Lasalle, the District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED...
7.25.19 Members Making News
From the District of Columbia Housing Authority's (DCHA) website:  The D.C. Housing Authority has released a sweeping proposal to remove about a quarter of its public housing stock from federal ownership and demolish or gut ten apartment buildings. Under a long-awaited plan to...
7.11.19 Members Making News
On June 28 and 29, youth from the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet up with District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) youth for an educational field trip about Negro League Baseball and African American history and culture. This exchange...
6.28.19 Members Making News
In a new video, District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) Executive Director Tyrone Garrett and DCHA staff reiterate the housing authority’s mission of improving the health, wellbeing, success, and daily lives of DCHA residents. Based on “This Is Where We Stand,” a poem by Raquel Brown,...

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