District of Columbia Housing Authority

Brenda Donald, 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

1.24.19 Members Making News, Innovations
The Washington Post published an in-depth article about Washington, D.C.’s new Plaza West apartment complex, a high-rise featuring 50 units set aside for families of grandparents raising grandchildren, and the positive impact this unique community has on its resident “grandfamilies.” The ...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
On December 21, 2018 HUD announced nearly $29 million in grant awards under its Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency - Service Coordinators (ROSS-SC) Program. Eleven CLPHA members received ROSS-SC awards, totaling over $4.7 million.   The ROSS-SC Program provides funding for...
1.10.19 Members Making News
  In December, DC-area PHAs the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority,District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA), Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, and Rockville Housing Enterprises celebrated graduates of the Family Self-Sufficiency...
1.10.19 Members Making News
In partnership with A Wider Circle, District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its fifteenth annual Gift of Love celebration, providing 7,500 children with holiday gifts including clothes, toys, and books. The all-day party was DCHA’s largest Gift of Love event ever.
1.10.19 Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its Home for the Holidays event for veterans in the VASH program and new homeowners who purchased homes with help from their Housing Choice Vouchers. Attendees listened to inspiring guest speakers who have received stable housing...
12.13.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On December 11, HUD announced a second round of awards for the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program, awarding an additional 424 vouchers. This announcement comes after HUD’s first round of awards in October of over 4,000 vouchers. Congratulations to CLPHA members who...
11.29.18 Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) gave apartment keys to 20 veterans experiencing homelessness as part of DCHA’s Veterans Appreciation Day ceremony. The veterans’ rents will be subsidized with DCHA-funded vouchers. Hundreds of other veterans experiencing homelessness...
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...
11.9.18 News, In The News, Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) and partners cut the ribbon on the Residences at Hayes Street, a 150-unit affordable housing community constructed with help from a $2 million DCHA loan. DCHA will also provide nearly $241,000 annually in rent subsidies to...
11.9.18 News, Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority, via its nonprofit arm Community Vision, Inc., also hosted its first-ever 5K run in October, raising more than $24,000 for the housing authority’s holiday season giving initiatives.

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