The Agency is a uniquely created and organized financial intermediary and administrator of affordable housing programs and homeownership resources in the District of Columbia. The Agency’s mission is to advance the District of Columbia’s housing priorities; the Agency invests in affordable housing and neighborhood development, which provides pathways for D.C. residents to transform their lives. We accomplish our mission by delivering the most efficient and effective sources of capital available in the market to finance rental housing and to create homeownership opportunities. The District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency celebrated its 40th Anniversary in 2019. During its 40th year the Agency’s issuer credit rating was raised to “A+” with a “stable” outlook, according to Standard and Poor’s (S&P).