Founded in 1992 to address the serious lack of affordable housing in DCs 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 DCs 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. Wont 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

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Budget (FY2013)

  • $3 million or higher
  • The current budget for Mi Casa, Inc. is: $1 million to $3 million
  • $500k to $1 million
  • Less than $500k

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