The District Of Columbia Is Becoming An Unaffordable Place To Live – We Should Fix That

Apr 14, 2017

We are faced with growing evidence that Washington, D.C. is - very rapidly - becoming less of an affordable place for certain families along the socio-economic scale to live in. At this pace, there’s seemingly no end in sight to the trend. Read more »

Clarification of Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) Assistance Table Changes Effective for Loans Settled After January 31, 2017

Jan 31, 2017

The District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has announced a change to the amounts of down payment assistance available under the HPAP program effective with settlements after January 31, 2017. Assistance Table attached.
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2016 Washington Nationals Winterfest

Jan 10, 2017

The Washington Nationals' annual two-day Winterfest event was held December 10-11, 2016, it featured a fan based toy drive in partnership with Greater Washington Urban League on Sunday, Dec. 11. The Washington Nationals collected over 900 toys for GWUL families in need.  

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GWUL Helps Over 200 First Time Homebuyers Realize Their Dream Of Homeownership in Washington, D.C.

Oct 17, 2016

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) ended the 2016 Fiscal Year on September 30 with strong results for its Housing and Community Development Division. “We are ecstatic that we were able to provide assistance to 226 individuals and families who are first time homebuyers in the District of Columbia, said GWUL’s new Housing Director, Mr. Read more »

GWUL Voter Registration Drive 2016

Sep 27, 2016

The 2016 Presidential election is shaping up to be one of the most important and consequential elections of our lifetime. Read more »

Over 1000 backpacks distributed at GWUL's Back To School Festival

Sep 2, 2016

Over 1000 backpacks distributed at GWUL's Back To School Festival Read more »