Rental Housing Assistance

The District of Columbia provides several forms of rental assistance to low-income tenants to promote housing stability and to avoid potential displacement through eviction. The agencies administering rental assistance are the DC Housing Authority and the Department...

Affordable Housing Preservation and New Construction

C100 prioritizes preservation of the city’s existing housing stock and expansion of the inventory of new affordable housing with family-sized units of 2-3+ bedrooms for the most vulnerable residents in all parts of the city. We focus on how the city sets affordable...

Public Housing

C100 has recognized the crucial role of public housing for DC’s most vulnerable residents. Through the DC Housing Authority (DCHA), the District government provides housing for extremely low-income residents including seniors and those with disabilities. C100 has...

Miscellaneous Housing Information

Mission Statement The Committee of 100 on the Federal City advocates for a racially and economically inclusive city through policies and programs that will produce greater housing affordability for low- and moderate-income people. We promote a broad range of...

Fair Housing Act and Racial Equity

The federal Fair Housing Act prevents people from being discriminated against in securing housing. Its protections extend to ownership and rental activities, and housing assistance programs. The District of Columbia (DC) is required by the Department of Housing and...

Rent Stabilization And Control

The Committee of 100 recognizes the vital role that the District’s rent stabilization/rent control law has played in protecting many renters from displacement and in contributing to the spectrum of affordable housing in DC. The Rental Housing Act of 1985 does not...