Thursday, August 13, 2020

from Ward 5 CM McDuffie: August 13th Update - Mortgage assistance program

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From: Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie <

Sent: Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:38 PM
Subject: August 13th Update - Mortgage Assistance Program

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Below are updates on the District's response to the coronavirus pandemic as well as other urgent matters. For the latest and most comprehensive information always visit




Mortgage Assistance Program


Through the DC Mortgage Assistance Program, qualified borrowers can receive a loan up to $5,000 monthly toward their mortgage for up to six months. Borrowers must be applying for financial assistance for their primary residence, which must be located in the District of Columbia. DC MAP COVID-19 relief commences with April 1, 2020 payments associated with monthly mortgages. Interested applicants are asked to take the survey on DCHFA’s website to confirm if they’re eligible to apply. Click here to review the full list of borrower qualifications and to apply to the program.



Rental Assistance


The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has developed a $1.5 million program funded by federal HOME dollars to offer tenant-based rental assistance to low-income renters.
Click here to read more about this program

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has developed the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP), a $6.2 million program funded by the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) offering rental assistance to low-income renters who are in arrears. Interested applicants are asked to fill out intake information by going to the central intake portal for emergency rental assistance.
Click here to apply and read more about this program.



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