Founded in 1992 to address the serious lack of affordable housing in DC’s Latino neighborhoods, Mi Casa helps tenants organize and purchase their apartment buildings when they come up for sale, renovates and builds housing for families, and leases apartments at affordable rates. It also trains clients in the skills they need to keep their homes – balancing a budget, reading financial statements, hiring and supervising a property manager. One of DC’s most innovative developers – it recently partnered with the city to pilot a housing program serving young mothers who have aged out of foster care and seniors living on fixed incomes – Mi Casa has taken the lead in addressing one of the principle problems facing low-income residents in the District. Won’t you join with them and help all DC residents have a safe, affordable place to call home?
Headquarters: DC-Ward 4
Where They Operate: DC-Citywide; MD-Statewide
Population(s) Served: All; Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members
Awards & Recognition
- President Carter Digs Ivy City
Mon Oct 4 2010, DCmud: The Urban Real Estate Digest of Washington DC
Features President Carter in Ivy City where Mi Casa is partnering with Manna & Habitat to revitalize the neigborhood thru affordable housing
- Freddie Mac Volunteers Spruce up Northwest Apartment Buliding
Mon Jul 19 2010, Washingtonpost.com
Employees from Freddie Mac spent a day scraping and painting at a Mi Casa project site, a low-income limited equity coop in Brightwood.
- Reconstruyen en DC una Casa de 1878 Para Familias de Escasos Recursos
Fri Jan 27 2006, El Tiempo Latino
Mi Casa, el gobierno de DC y el programa This Old House trababjan en la rehabilitacion de la casa que permanecio abandonada por varios anos.
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