Equipping Latinos and other underserved communities in the DC and Baltimore Metropolitan Areas with the skills and financial tools to create a better future for their families and communities.



NewsroomWelcome to your one-stop-shop for LEDC news and opinion.

For more than 20 years, LEDC has equipped Latinos and other DC-area residents with the skills and financial tools to buy or stay in a home, join with neighbors to keep their rental housing affordable, and start or strengthen a business.

LEDC staff has expertise in three main areas working with Latinos and other minority/underserved communities: small business development and microlending in the Washington region; affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights in the District of Columbia; and housing counseling for first-time homebuyers and homeowners facing foreclosure in the Washington region.

LEDC has offices in Washington, DC and Wheaton, Maryland, and works across the DC area, including Northern Virginia.

Media Contact

Marla Bilonick
Executive Director

Join the LEDC family

Our newsletter & more - straight to your email!