In recent years, as in any gentrifying neighborhood, poverty has become less visible in Ward 1. But it remains present … and debilitating. So, Jubilee Housing ensures affordable homes for 550 low-income residents through its ten housing units in Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, and Mount Pleasant, complemented by an array of support services. A Youth Services program provides kids with a safe place to meet mentors, receive homework help, and simply enjoy the company of their peers. An enrichment program helps adults save money, improve fitness and nutrition, and prepare to own a home. And Jubilee’s Re-entry Housing Initiative serves up to 45 returning citizens every year, providing them with safe, supportive housing in a thriving neighborhood. A city that is livable for every family at every income level – don’t we all want that?

Headquarters: DC-Ward 1

Where They Operate: DC-Ward 1; Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights, and Mt. Pleasant

Age Groups Served: Youth (5-11); Pre-teen/teen (12-17); Young adult (18-24); Adult (25-49); Seniors (50+)

Population(s) Served: Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members

Schools They Work In: H.D. Cooke

Awards & Recognition

Partners in Progress Community QB Designation from Low-Income Investment Fund - awarded 2014 & 2015
Neighborhood Builders Award from Bank of America's Neighborhood Excellence Honors- awarded Nov. 2010


  • District Celebrates Grand Reopening of Euclid and Sorrento Apartments
    Thu Dec 9 2010, District of Columbia's Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) website  
    On December 8, the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) joined Jubilee Housing, Ward 1 Councilman Jim Graham....

Budget (FY2023)

  • The current budget for Jubilee Housing is: $3 million or higher
  • $1 million to $3 million
  • $500k to $1 million
  • Less than $500k

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