District of Columbia Housing Authority

Tyrone Garrett, Executive Director
1133 North Capitol Street NE
Washington, DC
(202) 535-1000
(202) 535-2468
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 9560
Vouchers 15542
Total Units 25102

Latest News

2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members  who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who  connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
2.7.19 Members Making News
Three District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) communities now have Little Free Libraries, small wooden boxes containing books for neighbors to borrow as well as space to donate books to their community. Amerigroup built the DCHA Little Free Libraries and filled them with books, and nonprofit...
1.24.19 Members Making News
District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) Executive Director Tyrone Garrett announced that DCHA “has increased participation and success rates by nearly 150 percent in the Section 3 employment program and a 70 percent increase in job training and professional development.” In FY 2018 more than...
1.24.19 Members Making News, Innovations
The Washington Post published an in-depth article about Washington, D.C.’s new Plaza West apartment complex, a high-rise featuring 50 units set aside for families of grandparents raising grandchildren, and the positive impact this unique community has on its resident “grandfamilies.” The ...
1.10.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
On December 21, 2018 HUD announced nearly $29 million in grant awards under its Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency - Service Coordinators (ROSS-SC) Program. Eleven CLPHA members received ROSS-SC awards, totaling over $4.7 million.   The ROSS-SC Program provides funding for...
1.10.19 Members Making News
  In December, DC-area PHAs the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority,District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA), Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, and Rockville Housing Enterprises celebrated graduates of the Family Self-Sufficiency...
1.10.19 Members Making News
In partnership with A Wider Circle, District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its fifteenth annual Gift of Love celebration, providing 7,500 children with holiday gifts including clothes, toys, and books. The all-day party was DCHA’s largest Gift of Love event ever.
1.10.19 Members Making News
The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) held its Home for the Holidays event for veterans in the VASH program and new homeowners who purchased homes with help from their Housing Choice Vouchers. Attendees listened to inspiring guest speakers who have received stable housing...
12.13.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On December 11, HUD announced a second round of awards for the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program, awarding an additional 424 vouchers. This announcement comes after HUD’s first round of awards in October of over 4,000 vouchers. Congratulations to CLPHA members who...
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...

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