# Department of Housing and Community Development
The mission of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is to produce and preserve opportunities for affordable housing and economic development and to revitalize underserved communities in the District of Columbia.
DHCD focuses on three strategic objectives:
1) producing and preserving the supply of quality affordable housing;
2) increasing homeownership opportunities; and
3) revitalizing neighborhoods, promoting community development, and providing economic opportunities.
program_outcome: Affordable Housing
service: Economic Development and Community Development
UN_Sustainable_Development_Goals: Goal 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities