The Office of Departmental Grants Management and Oversight (ODGMO) of District of Columbia is responsible for housing grants (HUD programs and initiatives) in the state of District of Columbia. Although there are funds available to District of Columbia residents, not everyone is eligible to apply and receive District of Columbia Housing Grants. The ODGMO has set a list of policy priorities.

Housing Grants for Low-Income Residents in District of Columbia

District of Columbia's local government has set aside financial assistance for residents with no or low-income. According to the latest research, with an average household income of $57,936.00 per year, only 44.10% of the population paid off their mortgages on their homes. The average home value in District of Columbia is $443,300.00. The main initiative behind this policy is to assist residents financially while they look for jobs or improve their income.

Housing Grants for Green Homes in District of Columbia

There are currently 296,000 households in the state of District of Columbia. The local government in District of Columbia actively promotes green initiatives in the housing sector. Funds are available for residents of District of Columbia to improve the sustainability of their homes through energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and healthy design. For metropolitan and some regional areas in District of Columbia, housing grants are also given to households to improve location efficiency and disaster resiliency.

Housing Grants for Minorities in District of Columbia

To overcome discrimination due to race, color, nationality, gender, religion, disability, or familial status, the department of housing in District of Columbia actively promotes fair housing by providing financial assistance in the form of housing grants to the minorities of District of Columbia.

Housing Grants for Home Businesses

For residents of District of Columbia who run businesses at home, they are eligible to apply for housing grants in addition to small business grants. If you use your home as a platform for improving other outcomes, such as business, education, health, or environment, the HUD initiatives will be able to provide you with the funding you need.

To apply for housing grants in District of Columbia, contact District of Columbia financial aid agencies.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:


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