A nonprofit provider of affordable housing opportunities
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OUR WORK

We provide affordable single-family home ownership

  • We purchase abandoned or deteriorating single-family homes and renovate them for affordable sale to first-time homebuyers
  • We guarantee that families are able to prepare for purchase by coordinating with other service organizations
  • We facilitate open access to finance, offering as collateral quality renovated housing, a sound investment for both families and financial institutions

We provide development consultant services to community and tenant organization

  • We ensure that apartments, neighborhood open spaces and community multi-use and service areas are maintained for existing populations
  • We serve as development consultant to tenant associations and nonprofit organizations undertaking multi-family property purchases, assisting and overseeing building renovations, and to nonprofits that own or want to own and preserve their space
  • We work with tenant groups to increase long term capacity to own and manage their own buildings, supervising projects through completion
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OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Provided quality affordable homeownership opportunities to more than 1,000 Washington DC area residents over the past 17 years.
  • Helped more than 950 tenants to secure affordable housing through the purchase and renovation of their buildings.
  • Revitalized 406 affordable homes, including 387 units in 13 multi-family buildings, for low and moderate income first-time home owners.
  • Increased the inventory of affordable housing, revitalizing community spaces and reversing decay in the Columbia Heights, Petworth, and Shaw neighborhoods.
  • Contributed to the vitality of the diverse social and economic character of the neighborhoods, primarily serving low and moderate income Latino families.
  • Preserved and renovated more than 82,000 square feet of multi-use space, including an integrated child day care and youth development center. 
  • Contributed capacity-building and financial support for minority contractors and contractors-in-training, creating job and training opportunities for professional and trade persons.
  • Participated in expansive, multi-cultural, and citywide development efforts in cooperation with other organizations and city agencies. Serve on boards and commissions, including the board of the D.C. Housing Authority (DCHA).
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Mi Casa, Inc.
6230 3rd Street, NW Suite 2
Washington, DC 20011
P: 202.722.7423
F: 202.722.7427
info@micasa-inc.org