DHCD: Housing Expo, Saturday, June 1st, 10am to 3 pm

The DC Department of Housing and Community Development is hosting its Fifth AnnualHousing Expo, at the Washington Convention Center on Saturday, June 1st, from 10 am to 3:00 pm.

  • Over 75 housing related exhibitors providing housing information, including available financial assistance, new affordable housing developments, energy efficient products and incentive retrofit programs
  • Workshops on Homeownership, Aging in Place resources, Mortgage Foreclosure prevention and process, Urban Gardening, and many others
  • Free credit reports will be available along with housing counselors
  • For high school and middle school students – “Financial Reality Fair and Virtual financial games”
  • Hands-on “Do-It Yourself” workshops: Making minor home repairs, How to access available home rehab programs, Composting 101, and Lead Remediation for healthy homes
  • Nutritional cooking demonstrations with Celebrity Chef Huda, a contestant on ABC’s “The Taste”
  • Find an affordable rental unit or home to purchase
  • Drawing for pre-approved applicants to purchase two completely renovated houses at 50% of market rate – must be present to win
  • Even a session on “more Life-Less Clutter Strategies”
  • Special DC Govt Employees: Access to Govt Resources & Financial Assistance (11:45-12:45)
  • Door prizes, give-aways and much more!

Free and open to the public. Something for everyone: Renters, Homeowners, Landlords, Potential Homeowners!

For a complete list of workshops and to register online, go to www.dhcd.dc.gov,

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