Polly Donaldson has been on the job for a little over three months and has a full plate of seemingly intractable issues around housing, homelessness and affordable housing she has to fix — and she says she relishes the challenge.
Since she assumed the responsibility for running the DC Department of Housing and Community Development earlier this year, Polly Donaldson and her staff have been meeting with residents in each of the city's eight wards.
It's rare to get something right the very first time you try it, but when it comes to buying your first home, a lack of knowledge and experience can lead to costly mistakes.
On Saturday, the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development will host its 2015 Housing Fair.
The Greater Washington Urban League is committed to serving the residents of the Metropolitan Washington Community.
Since being established in 1965, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has played both a vital and valued role in the lives of Americans, jump-starting growth for cities and regions, including tribal and suburban communities.
Before you can make the transition from renting your home to owning your home, you will need to have a substantial down payment, typically 5 to 20 percent of the home's value.
A new apartment rental or the purchase of a home or condominium is an exciting time.
It's no secret that a good looking landscaping job could dramatically improve the value of a home.
Through a network of local community-based organizations, the Department of Housing and Community Development in Southeast provides counseling services for homeowners who are behind in their mortgage payments or who may be subject to foreclosure.
With housing costs in greater Washington continuing to climb, homeownership may seem like a distant dream for many Washingtonians. However Sandy Spring Bank has taken steps to make home ownership more affordable.
In the typical American home, heating and cooling account for 50 to 70 percent of total energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Yet, much of that energy is wasted, leading to higher energy bills for homeowners.
Are you a District of Columbia homeowner facing foreclosure? If so, the District has resources that can help you save your home.
The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development will host the 2015 Housing Fair on Saturday at the Sports and Learning Complex in Landover.
Despite regulatory changes within the industry, the good news, said one banking expert, is with proper planning and some added financial knowledge, purchasing that dream home remains an achievable goal.