Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–2502. Establishment.

There is established within the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development a District of Columbia Government Employer-Assisted Housing Program to assist District of Columbia government employees to become homeowners in the District. The Program shall include:

(1) A District contribution toward a down payment pursuant to § 42-2504;

(2) A deferred payment loan of up to $20,000 pursuant to § 42-2505

(3) Agency single-family mortgage financing for qualified applicants pursuant to this chapter; and

(4) A grant of up to $10,000, for first-responders pursuant to § 42-2505.01.


(May 9, 2000, D.C. Law 13-96, § 3, 47 DCR 1081; Mar. 3, 2010, D.C. Law 18-111, § 7011, 57 DCR 181; Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 2012(b), 64 DCR 7652.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 42-2501.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-111 substituted “There” for “Subject to availability of funds, there”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2012(b) of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167, Oct. 24, 2017, 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 2012(b) of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104, July 20, 2017, 64 DCR 7032).

For temporary (90-day) addition of section, see § 3 of the Government Employer-Assisted Housing Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-188, December 1, 1999, 46 DCR 10407).

For temporary (90-day) addition of section, see § 3 of the Government Employer-Assisted Housing Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-258, February 9, 2000, 47 DCR 1124).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 7011 of Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Support Second Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-207, October 15, 2009, 56 DCR 8234).

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 7011 of Fiscal Year Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-260, January 4, 2010, 57 DCR 345).