• HPAP Orientation: Introduction to First-Time Home Buying and the Programs that can Help! (English)


    Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

    This orientation provides an introduction to the homebuying process and to DC and first time homebuyer assistance programs. In DC the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) provides up to $84,000 in down payment and closing costs assistance. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the homebuying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.


    SATURDAYS: The orientation in English takes place from 9:00 am-10:30 am. The orientation in Spanish will take place from 11:30 am-1 pm. 

    TUESDAYS: The orientation in English takes place from 9:30 am-11:00 am. The orientation in Spanish takes place from 11:30 am-1 pm. 


    **Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to register for the next class.**



    Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    MANNA, INC in Washington, DC
    11 RSVPs
  • Expo Para Compradores de Casa Por Primera Vez: Aprenda como lograr una compra de vivienda exitosa

    ¡Aprenda como obtener hasta $5,000 para comprar su primera casa!  Planee su compra con anticipación, haciendo preguntas a expertos que pueden ayudar.  Prepárese para que no tenga sorpresas en el futuro.  No se deje engañar. 

    El evento es libre de costo.  Proveeremos cuidado infantil gratis, refrescos y aperitivos.  Adicionalmente tendremos rifas durante todo el evento.   

    Registración es requerida.

    Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 10:00 AM · 5 rsvps
    Crossway Community Inc. in Kengsington, MD
    5 RSVPs
  • First Time Hombuyer Expo: Learn How to Make a Successful Purchase!

    Learn how to obtain up to $5,000 to buy your first home!  Experts will be available to answer questions and help plan your purchase ahead of time.  Avoid any unexpected surprises and learn how to dodge scams.

    This event is free of cost.  We will provide free childcare and refreshments.  Additionally we will have raffles during the entire event.

    *Event does not satisfy the requirement for FTHB certificate.

    RSVP required.

    Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 10:00 AM · 21 rsvps
    Crossway Community Inc. in Kengsington, MD
    21 RSVPs
  • Orientación de HPAP: ¡Introducción al Proceso de Comprar una Casa y Los Programas para Ayudarle! – DC (Español)

    ¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

    Esta orientación provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez en DC. El Programa para Compradores de Casa por Primera Vez (HPAP en sus siglas en inglés) ofrece hasta $84,000 en asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y enganche. Averigüe por cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso en el camino hacia ser dueño de casa - gratis.

    Sábados: La orientación en Inglés se realizará entre 9:30 am-11 am. La orientación en Español se realizará entre 11:30 am-1 pm.

    Martes: La orientación en Inglés se realizará entre 9:00 am-10:30 am. La orientación en Español se realizará entre 11:30 am-1 pm.

    Saturday, June 02, 2018 at 11:30 AM
    MANNA, INC in Washington, DC
    5 RSVPs
  • Asesoría Legal Gratuita // Pro Bono Legal Clinic

    En colaboración con el Centro de Asesoría Gratuita del Colegio de Abogados de DC

    ¡Venga para una cita uno-a-uno con un abogado para consejos sobre su negocio!

    Se puede recibir información sobre la constitución de sociedad, contratos, arrendamientos, impuestos y otros asuntos legales que son relacionados con un pequeño negocio.

    Si el caso es que no tiene preguntas específicas, venga para informarnos sobre su negocio para consejos generales. ¡Los abogados puedan abordar cuestiones antes de que se hagan problemas serios!

    Por favor, traiga los documentos pertinentes a los temas que quiere tratar.


    Evento Sin Costo

    Registro: Llene el formulario más abajo


    In collaboration with the DC Bar Pro Bono Center

    Meet one-on-one with an attorney for brief pro bono legal advice about your business! 

    You can get answers to questions about business formation, contracts, leases, taxes or any other legal matters related to running a small business.

    Even if you do not have specific questions, come and tell us about your business for general advice. The attorneys may be able to address issues before they become problems!

    Please bring any documents relevant to the issues you wish to discuss. 


    Free Event

    Register: Click here to RSVP in English via Eventbrite

    Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 05:00 PM · 15 rsvps
    LEDC- Oficina en DC in Washington, DC
    15 RSVPs
  • Women's Empowerment Program - Planning with Purpose - A Goals Setting Workshop

    Do you have a nagging need for change? Feeling like you are at a crossroad in your life, but unsure of what you REALLY want? Do you want to live your BEST life, but not sure what changes you need to make to achieve that?

    In this workshop we'll unpack the idea of goal setting and explore valuable tools to not only discover the "why" behind your life, but how achieve the goals that lead to change! Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to achieve a more purposeful life for themselves.

    Join us for Planning with Purpose a goal setting workshop hosted by Sarah Fiedelholtz, Female Empowerment Coach.

    Speaker: Sarah Fiedelholtz

    Sarah Fiedelholtz is a Female Empowerment Coach and founder of Go Naya LLC. Through one on one coaching sessions, Sarah helps women find strategies to rid themselves of limiting and toxic beliefs and own their stories! Her coaching has influenced women internationally, and she was recently featured as a guest blogger on Bonus Families.

    Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 2 rsvps
    We Work Crystal City in Arlington, VA
    2 RSVPs
  • Starting a Business in DC

    Starting a business is not for the weak of heart! In addition to having the confidence to follow your dream, research and planning are needed to understand the logistical puzzle of creating a successful business in DC. This workshop is a road map to opening a business in the District and introduces the various government departments that you'll be needing to know on your journey.

    Topics include:

    -Writing a business plan

    -Increasing your access to capital

    -Choosing a business structure; and

    -Understanding the licensing and permitting process


    Free Event

    Please note that we cannot accommodate attendees that are more than 15 minutes late

    Thursday, June 07, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    LEDC - DC Office in Washington, DC
    13 RSVPs
  • Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation


    Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia!


    Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

    This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the home buying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.

    Once you register please arrive 10-5 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!  




    Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 03:45 PM
    Shaw Library in Washington, DC
    40 RSVPs
    sold out
  • District Capitalized INFO SESSION | DC Small Business Loans

    The Department of Small & Local Business Development is excited to share with you information about the District Capitalized pilot loan program, and how your DC-based small business can benefit from this or other loan and financing options.

    Are you seeking access to capital for your DC business? If yes, this session is for you! Featuring staff from the DSLBD Business Opportunities Division and some of our partners in lending.

    If you have questions or would like to request accessibility accommodations, please feel free to reach out to or or call 202-727-3900

    Friday, June 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM
    0 RSVPs
  • Homebuyer Training - DC (English)

    Interested in buying your first home? 

    This class is given in English from our DC office. To take the class in Spanish, please register for a class at our MD office.  

    In this group workshop you will learn how to successfully navigate each step of the home-buying process in DC or Maryland and obtain a smart mortgage. You will also learn how your credit, personal budgeting, and personal finances impact your future success. LEDC invites a host of speakers --among them a loan officer, real estate agent, insurance agent, and home inspector - to provide an instructional walk-through of the homeownership process. Information will also be provided on programs to assist first-time homebuyers in DC and MD.  
    This training meets the requirements for lender and government programs that require first time homebuyer training. This is also a great class for people who do not qualify for assistance through the DC Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP). 
    (If you are a DC resident and are interested in learning whether you may qualify for HPAP assistance, sign up first for the “Orientation to First-time Home Buying and the Programs that can Help.”)

    Light breakfast and lunch are provided courtesy of the speakers.  

    We do not provide childcare please make the proper arrangements. 


    HPAP/EAHP/Inclusionary Zoning recipients & Citibank clients are required to RSVP through the phone. Please call 202-540-7401. 

    If above is not applicable every other participant will have to pay:

    Price: $50 for single & $75 for couple.

    There is no fee for individual counseling, following the training. 




    Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 08:45 AM · $50.00 USD
    0 RSVPs
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