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The Department of Employment Services (DOES) and the American Job Centers will be closed on Friday, September 27, 2019 for Professional Development Training.
DOES and the American Job Centers will resume their regular schedule on Monday, September 30, 2019 at 8:30 am.

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HomeSaver Program

Mortgage Payment Assistance Program

Offers mortgage payments assistance up to 24 months and/or up-to $60,000 for unemployed and underemployed borrowers with a qualifying hardship.

Restore Assistance Program

One-time payment, up to $60,000, to “catch-up” on delinquent property-related expenses such as property taxes, mortgage payments, homeowner association fees, condo fees, hazard insurance, legal fees, etc. Applicant must be able to sustain future payments going forward.


Service Contact: 
Department of Employment Services
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 724-7000
Contact Fax: 
(202) 673-6993
Contact TTY: 
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm