Down Payment Assistance Programs

The HPAP, EAHP are home purchase programs funded by the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). These programs provide downpayment assistance in the form of gap financing and closing cost assistance to eligible homebuyers through grants and 0% interest loans from the DC government. For more information regarding these programs, see the program links and contact the WAR Team at Senate Realty. Where we ARE your down payment program experts!

Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP)

Employer Assisted Housing Program (EAHP)

The Employer-Assisted Housing Program (EAHP) offers eligible District government employees a deferred, 0% interest loan and a matching funds grant for down payment and closing costs to purchase their first single family home, condominium, or cooperative unit in the District.

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Inclusionary Zoning (IZ)

Landlord Assistance

​Renting your home is an extremely personal matter. No one understands this better than we do. That’s why our rental consultants will sit down with you and your family to make certain that together we:

  • Achieve the highest and best use of your rental property.
  • Identify current market trends and pricing.
  • Demonstrate our successful market strategies.
  • Identify only the most qualified tenants for you.
  • Ensure adherence to Federal, State and Local Landlord/Tenant laws.
  • Execute legal and binding leases.
  • Understand your needs and your property.


With two retired career Marines at the helm of Senate Realty and the WAR Team, we understand the needs of our service members. Contact us for more details regarding VA financing options and the homeownership process for our military service members. ​