All Upcoming Events & Workshops

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 03:00 PM

HPAP ORIENTATION: Introduction To First-Time Home Buying And The Programs That Can Help! (ENGLISH)

Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the homebuying process and to DC and first time homebuyer assistance programs. In DC the Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP) provides up to $84,000 in down payment and closing costs assistance. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the homebuying process. Take this first step on the road to homeownership - free of charge.

**Please arrive 5-10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to register for the next class.**

**CLASS IS FULL PLEASE REGISTER FOR NEXT CLASS**

LEDC-DC in Washington, DC
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:30 AM
27 rsvps

LEDC New Office Inauguration in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Celebrate with us as we open our new office in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico!

The Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC), in coordination with Sila M. Calderón Foundation’s "Centro Empresarial para la Mujer" (CEM), invites you to the official inauguration of LEDC's office in Puerto Rico.

We are honored to have been encouraged to set up operations on the island to serve some of the most underserved Latinos in the nation. Please join us as we mark this new milestone and share with you our vision to catalyze small business development in western Puerto Rico.

With the special participation of the U.S. Small Business Administration!

 

In coordination with:

SBA’s participation in this event is not a direct or implicit endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any person or entity.

Centro Empresarial para la Mujer in Party City, Mayagüez , Puerto Rico
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 05:30 PM

Beginner's Guide: A Seminar Series for Restaurant & Retail Startups

This is the third discussion panel of Beginner’s Guide, a seminar series for restaurant and retail start-ups. Beginner’s Guide will consist of four events focusing on different phases of moving into a brick & mortar location. Our discussion will be with a panel of professionals to educate and answer all of your questions.

Following discussions will pertain to topics moving into the next steps of your business. Stay connected with the partnerships for future dates.

@sorrelldesigndc @thinklocaldc @dciba @ledcmetro

ITINERARY:

5:30pm - 6:00pm Arrival/Networking

6:00pm - 6:45pm Restaurant/Retail for Beginner's

6:45pm - 7:00pm Open Questions

7:00pm - 8:00pm Networking

Date And Time

Wed, August 28, 2019

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Location

Terrell Place

575 7th Street NW, 8th Floor

Washington, DC 20004

Cost

$10

 

Click HERE to REGISTER!

Terrell Place 575 7th Street NW, 8th Floor Washington, DC 20004
Wednesday, September 04, 2019 at 04:00 PM
2 rsvps

Security Deposit Clinic in MD

Are you renting in Hyattsville, Hillcrest, District Heights, Landover, Capital Heights, but need help with your security deposit? 

  • LEDC, Wheaton, MD can help with up to $2,000 for your security deposit. 

Who can apply? (one of the following)

  • Head of household that is disabled
  • Head of household that is a single parent
  • Head of household that is elderly
  • If you do not exceed the income limits:

How can I participate in the clinic?

  • Attend the clinic ONLY if you have already been approved for the rental and can bring proof to the clinic for admission
  • Register through this link
  • You can only apply if this is the first time requesting this type of assistance from LEDC

What will happen during the clinic?

  • You will receive an intake and list of documents for an appointment to submit your request
  • You will review the application process
  • You will schedule an appointment to submit your request, the entire process will take up to a month
  • You will NOT receive funds on the day of the clinic. 

Once registration is full, you will need to register for the next month's clinic. Attending the clinic is the first step for requesting assistance. 

LEDC-Wheaton, MD

Cost: This event is free of charge.

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Orientation to First-Time Home Buying and the Programs that can Help! - MD (English)

Ready to buy your first home?

This orientation provides an introduction to the home buying process and to MD first time home buyer assistance programs. The My Home program provides down payment and closing costs assistance based on your income and the price of your home. Find out what you qualify for and learn about next steps in the home buying process. Take this first step on the road to home ownership - free of charge.

4:00 – 6:00pm with separate groups in English and Spanish.

Saturday, September 07, 2019 at 09:00 AM

Orientación de HPAP: ¡Introducción al Proceso de Comprar una Casa y Los Programas para Ayudarle! – DC (Español)

¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

Esta orientación provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez en DC. El Programa para Compradores de Casa por Primera Vez (HPAP en sus siglas en inglés) ofrece hasta $84,000 en asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y enganche. Averigüe por cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso en el camino hacia ser dueño de casa - gratis.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Orientación al Proceso de Comprar una Casa y Los Programas que pueden Ayudarle! – MD

¿Pensando en comprar su primera casa pero no sabe si se puede?

Esta orientación provee una introducción al proceso de comprar una casa y los programas para compradores de casa por primera vez de MD. El programa My Home ofrece asistencia financiera para los costos de cierre y el enganche dependiendo en su ingreso y el precio de la casa. Averigüe por cuanto puede calificar y sobre los próximos pasos en el proceso de comprar su casa. Tome este primer paso en el camino a ser dueño de casa - gratis.

4:00 – 6:00 con un grupo en Español y un grupo en Ingles.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Security Deposit Clinic in MD

Are you renting in Hyattsville, Hillcrest, District Heights, Landover, Capital Heights, but need help with your security deposit? 

  • LEDC, Wheaton, MD can help with up to $2,000 for your security deposit. 

Who can apply? (one of the following)

  • Head of household that is disabled
  • Head of household that is a single parent
  • Head of household that is elderly
  • If you do not exceed the income limits:

How can I participate in the clinic?

  • Attend the clinic ONLY if you have already been approved for the rental and can bring proof to the clinic for admission
  • Register through this link
  • You can only apply if this is the first time requesting this type of assistance from LEDC

What will happen during the clinic?

  • You will receive an intake and list of documents for an appointment to submit your request
  • You will review the application process
  • You will schedule an appointment to submit your request, the entire process will take up to a month
  • You will NOT receive funds on the day of the clinic. 

Once registration is full, you will need to register for the next month's clinic. Attending the clinic is the first step for requesting assistance. 

LEDC-Wheaton, MD

Cost: This event is free of charge.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) Orientation: Introduction to the IZ Program for buyers and renters in the District of Columbia!

Interested in buying a home but don’t know if you can?

This orientation provides an introduction to the IZ program that the District of Columbia designed for income eligible households to purchase or rent at below market prices in DC.  Inclusionary Zoning is a law that requires developers to set aside a certain number of units for low-to moderate- income households. Participants will receive their Inclusionary Zoning Certificate after successful completion of this 2 hour orientation and once attendance is confirmed. IZ Certificate will be valid for 2 years and will give participants an opportunity to enter the Inclusionary Zoning Lottery or renew an existing certificate. 

Once you register please arrive 10 minutes before the class begins.  If you are 15 minutes late you will need to reschedule for the next class. Thank you!  

Festival Center in Washington, DC
Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 09:00 AM

Homebuyer Training - MD (English)

Please attend this seminar if you want to purchase in MD.

To register please call  202-540-7427 or 202-540-7438.

In this group workshop you will learn how to successfully navigate each step of the home-buying process in DC or Maryland and obtain a smart mortgage. You will also learn how your credit, personal budgeting, and personal finances impact your future success. LEDC invites a host of speakers --among them a loan officer, real estate agent, insurance agent, and home inspector - to provide an instructional walk-through of the home ownership process. Information will also be provided on programs to assist first-time home buyers in MD.  
This training meets the requirements for lender and government programs that require first time home buyer education from a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. 

Light breakfast and lunch are provided courtesy of the speakers. You are allowed to bring your own food. 

We do not provide childcare, please make the proper arrangements. 

NeighborhoodLIFT recipients & Citibank pre-approved clients are required to RSVP through the phone to have their fee waived. Please call 202-540-7401. 

If above is not applicable every other participant will have to pay:

Price: $50 for single & $75 for couple.

After completing the class, you will have to complete an individual counseling session scheduled for a later date to receive your certificate. There is no fee for individual counseling, following the training. 

Location: LEDC-Wheaton, MD

              11002 Veirs Mill Rd. Suite 503. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

     Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM