DHCD: Keeping D.C. Affordable for All

More often than not, residents have confused the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development with other housing agencies throughout the city. Well, this article will give a clear overview of who DHCD is, and whom it supports and serves.

Sixth Annual D.C. Housing Expo/Home Show

This is a great opportunity for everyone to gain knowledge about the many DHCD programs available that can assist with your housing needs.

Introducing the Do-It-Herself Diva

According to a recent survey by the Home Improvement Research Institute, the number of home improvement products purchased by women have increased over the years.

Repair Gurus Karen DeVenaro and Leah Bolden Make Home Improvements Simple, Easy

Leah has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, including 20 years as a journeyman plasterer for a public agency, while Karen is a leading expert on women in trade apprenticeship programs which operate in the public sector.

About Reverse Mortgages

Because a lot of people are unfamiliar with reverse mortgages, there is more than a little skepticism as to the merits of this program.

A Look at Homebuyer Programs

There are several reasons why individuals are hesitant to start the process of purchasing a home.

How Much House Can You Afford?

You can get a very rough estimate of your affordable home price range by multiplying your annual gross income by 2.5.

HUD Kicks Off National Homeownership Month

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development this week kicked off National Homeownership Month by recognizing the critical role owning a home plays in communities across America.

Four Qualities Every New Homebuyer Will Need

If you are thinking about buying your first home, there are definitely certain steps you should be taking to get your finances ready, such as building up your savings and paying off credit card debt. However, there are also certain ...

Homeownership 2014: The Urban League on Homeownership Post-Subprime

The Urban League has assisted many African-Americans in securing loans and embracing the benefits of homeownership.

Recent and Recommended Do-It-Yourself Books

This book contains more than 1,900 practical tips, easy fix-its, touch-ups, and make-rights for keeping your home problem free and preventing costly repairs.

District Listed as ‘Most Stressed-Out’ City

The District of Columbia takes top billing on a new list of the 10 most stressful cities in the country.

Wells Fargo Launches 'What Makes a Home' Contest

Wells Fargo & Company's home lending division announced Monday that it will give away three $250,000 cash prizes to three contestants who submit, in words and images, their answer to the contest question: "What makes a place feel like a ...

P.G. County to Hold Annual Housing Fair, Lottery

The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host the 2014 Housing Fair on June 14, with a lottery for a chance to purchase a selected house at below market rate.

More Than $90M Lost to Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Earlier this month Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette charged an organization known as Freedom by Faith Ministries with defrauding more than 100 consumers in Southeast Michigan. The alleged crime: foreclosure rescue scams.