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HomeSaver Program

Hardest Hit Fund - HomeSaver Program administered by DCHFA:

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.

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