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  • 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, November 08, 2018 at 03:45 PM
    Shaw Library in Washington, DC
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  • Cómo empezar su negocio en Washington, DC

    ¿Quiere abrir su propio negocio en Washington?

    En este entrenamiento, recibirá información general sobre el proceso de iniciar un negocio en DC. Algunos de los temas que se incluye son:

    -Determinar si está listo para empezar su negocio

    -Identificar una idea con potencial de crecimiento

    -Aprender cómo escribir un plan de negocio

    -Dónde conseguir financiamiento para su negocio

    -Navegar el procedimiento de obtener licencias y permisos


    Evento Sin Costo

    Por favor, note que daremos 15 minutos de tolerancia 

    Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    LEDC - Oficina en DC in Washington, DC
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  • Cash in the Kitchen - DC

    Turn your baked goods into a small business gig this holiday season!

    Take full advantage of DC’s Cottage Food Laws which allow selected shelf-safe foods to be made at home and sold at public events or farmers markets.

    You will learn:

    -Which foods can be made at home and sold at a public event or farmers market

    -What is legally required on your food label

    -Simple ways to keep your product safe & looking good

    -Simple ways to keep costs low & profit high

    -News on updates to the Cottage Food Laws


    Free Event

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

     

     

    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    LEDC - DC Office in Washington, DC
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  • Dinero en la Cocina - DC

    ¡Transforme sus postres y galletas en un pequeño negocio esta temporada navideña!

    Aproveche al máximo las Leyes de Comida Casera de DC que permiten la venta de algunos productos que no requieren el control de tiempo y temperatura. Usted puede hacerlos en casa y venderlos en eventos públicos o en un mercado de agricultores.

    Aprenderá:

    -Cuáles alimentos se pueden hacer en casa para vender en un evento público o en un mercado de agricultores

    -Qué información se requiere legalmente en su etiqueta

    -Maneras de mantener su producto seguro y estéticamente agradable

    -Maneras sencillas de mantener los costos bajos y beneficios altos

    -Las noticias de las leyes actualizadas


    Evento Sin Costo

    Por favor, note que daremos 15 minutos de tolerancia 

    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 2 rsvps
    LEDC- Oficina en DC in Washington, DC
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  • 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, November 17, 2018 at 08:45 AM · $50.00 USD
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  • 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-11:00 am. The orientation in Spanish will take place from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. 

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

     

     

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 09:30 AM
    LEDC - DC Office in Washington, DC
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  • 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 9:00 am-11:00 am. La orientación en Español se realizará entre 11:30 am-1:30 pm.

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

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 11:30 AM
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  • Cómo empezar su negocio en Washington, DC

    ¿Quiere abrir su propio negocio en Washington?

    En este entrenamiento, recibirá información general sobre el proceso de iniciar un negocio en DC. Algunos de los temas que se incluye son:

    -Determinar si está listo para empezar su negocio

    -Identificar una idea con potencial de crecimiento

    -Aprender cómo escribir un plan de negocio

    -Dónde conseguir financiamiento para su negocio

    -Navegar el procedimiento de obtener licencias y permisos


    Evento Sin Costo

    Por favor, note que daremos 15 minutos de tolerancia 

    Tuesday, December 04, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    LEDC - Oficina en DC in Washington, DC
    0 RSVPs
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  • 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, December 06, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    LEDC - DC Office in Washington, DC
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