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Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Clase sobre como recibir ayuda para el Depósito de Seguridad

Desea saber como recibir ayuda para rentar una vivienda ? 

Desea arrendar una casa o apartamento en Hyattsville, Hillcrest, District Heights, Landover, Capital Heights, pero necesita ayuda con el depósito de seguridad? 

  • LEDC, Wheaton, MD le puede ayudar a conseguir hasta $2,000 para su depósito de seguridad. 

Quien puede aplicar? (alguien que cumpla al menos uno de los siguientes requisitos)

  • Ser discapacitado cabeza de hogar.
  • Ser padre o madre soltero(a) cabeza de hogar.
  • Ser persona mayor cabeza de hogar.
  • No exceder los siguientes límites de ingreso familiar:

Cómo se puede participar en la clase?

  • Asistir a la clase UNICAMENTE si ya ha sido aprobado(a) para arrendar una propiedad y trae una carta de aprobación para ser admitido(a).
  • Regístrese através de este link.
  • Solamente puede aplicar, si esta es la primera vez que usted pide este tipo de ayuda de LEDC.

Que se hace en la clase?

  • Usted recibirá una formulario de registro y una lista de documentos para programar una cita en la que se enviará su aplicación.
  • Se le explicará en que consiste el proceso de aplicación
  • Se programará la cita con una consejera de vivienda para enviar su aplicación, todo el proceso toma aproximadamente un mes.
  • Usted NO  recibirá los fondos para el depósito de seguridad el día de la clase. 

Una vez usted ha completado su proceso de inscripción en el programa, necesitará registrarse para la clase del mes siguiente. Asistir a la clase es el primer paso del proceso de solicitud de la ayuda para el depósito seguridad. 

LEDC-Wheaton, MD

Este evento es GRATIS!!

LEDC- Wheaton, MD Office - 11002 Viers Mill Rd. Suite 503.
Thursday, May 09, 2019 at 04:00 PM

Inclusionary Zoning Orientation

***CLASS IS NOW BOOKED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE NEXT OPEN SESSION.***

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!  

Shaw Library in Washington, DC
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 04:00 PM
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Entrenamiento para Compradores de Casa - MD (Español)

Quieres comprar tu casa ?  Es mas fácil de lo que crees !!!

Esta orientación le provee una introducción al proceso de compra de vivienda y los programas de asistencia del estado de MD para primeros compradores de vivienda. El programa My Home provee asistencia para la cuota inicial y los costos de cierre basado en su ingreso y el precio de la casa. Entérese del programa para el que puede calificar y conozca los próximos pasos a seguir, en su proceso de compra de vivienda. Dé el primer paso para convertirse en propietario - Clase gratis!! 

4:00 – 6:00PM  at 11002 Veirs Mill Rd Suite 503. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

with separate groups in English and Spanish.

LEDC- Wheaton, MD Office - 11002 Viers Mill Rd. Suite 503.
Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Security Deposit Clinic

Are you renting in DC, but need help with your security deposit? 

  • LEDC 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-DC
Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 09:00 AM

Homebuyer Training - MD (English)

Interested in buying your first home? 

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 homeownership process. Information will also be provided on programs to assist first-time homebuyers in DC and MD.  
This training meets the requirements for lender and government programs that require first time homebuyer 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: ANA G MENDEZ UNIVERSITY

              11006 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

     Time: 9:00AM to 4:00PM

Ana G. Mendez University 11006 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:00 PM

speedcoaching

Register here

Do you own a small food or beverage business? 

Are you looking for expert coaching and advice?

Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream is a free program that offers small business loans, coaching, and mentoring to help food and beverage entrepreneurs start, strengthen, and grow their small businesses. Our Speed Coaching events connect business owners with experts in:

• Social Media
• Sales and Distribution
• Human Resources
• Public Relations
• Package Design, and more!

Cost: FREE      SPACE LIMITED.  

Register here

Mess Hall in Washington, DC
Saturday, June 01, 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, June 05, 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, June 13, 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
Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Security Deposit Clinic

Are you renting in DC, but need help with your security deposit? 

  • LEDC 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-DC