Inclusionary Zoning and Affordable Dwelling Unit Training (IZADU)



SKU: 195640 Category:


This one-day course is designed for professionals working with Washington, DC's Department of Housing and Community Development to uphold the standards of the following District programs:

  • District Opportunity to Purchase Act
  • Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) and Affordable Dwelling Units (ADUs)
  • Housing Preservation Fund (HPF)

Students who complete the course and pass the associated online exam will be  eligible to apply for DHCD Certifying Entity status.

Areas of Focus:

  • Appreciate the significance of committing to Federal and DC Fair Housing rules
  • Learn about the origins and requirements of IZ/ADU housing options, HPF funding program and DOPA in order to maintain compliance with the District's rules and regulations
  • Understand how to calculate and verify annual income using the HUD Handbook 4350.3 and DC's legal policies
  • Annual reporting and tenant re-certification requirements
  • Determine what documentation landlords and sales agents must receive from each type of household
  • Appreciate the significance of committing to Federal and DC Fair Housing rules

Class Times & Location

  • Class begins at 9am and ends at 4pm. (1hr Lunch Break)
  • Training is held at the District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development Training Room located at: 1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE - Washington, D.C. 20020

Transit Options

  • Driving/Parking: There is a paid parking garage under the building (turn onto Good Hope Rd. SE and the driveway entrance is just past Grubb’s Pharmacy). The garage is cash-only ($6/hour or $12 for a full day). There is also some free street parking in the neighborhood (for example, along parts of 13th and 14th Streets SE, but please read all parking signs carefully).
  • Metro Rail & Bikeshare: The building is a 0.6 mile (12 minute) walk from the Anacostia metro station (green line) and there are door-to-door Capital Bikeshare stations (docking stations both at the Anacostia metro station & our office).
  • Metro Bus: Several of the 90 series buses stop directly outside our office, as does the DC Circulator.

Food Options

Walking Distance - on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE

  • Mama’s Pizza (one block, 3-minute walk), pizza by the slice is available, it is recommended to call ahead 20-30 minutes, 2028 Good Hope Rd. SE, 202-678-6262,
  • Turning Natural(one block, 2-minute walk), veggie burgers, salads, smoothies, veggie patties, 2025 Good Hope Rd. SE,

Walking Distance - on Good Hope Road SE


  • Grubb’s Pharmacy and Mini Mart (within our building, ground level, adjacent to the parking garage entrance), ready to go sandwiches, fruit, chips, snacks
  • Sunny’s Carry-Out (one block, 2-minute walk), 1301 Good Hope Rd. SE, 202-678-1773,
  • Good Hope Carry-Out (2 blocks, 4-minute walk), 1350 Good Hope Rd. SE, 202-678-7383
  • District Chicken & Grill (two blocks, 4-minute walk, 1918 14th Street SE (intersection with Good Hope Rd. SE near the 7-Eleven, 202-516-8629)
  • Subway Sandwich Shop (two blocks, 5-minute walk), 1412 Good Hope Rd. SE

Driving Distance

  • Capitol Hill – (1.4-mile drive, 4 minutes), examples of fast food/casual: &pizza (conveyor-belt fast pizzas), Popeyes (fried chicken), Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Navy Yard (just across the bridge) – (1.2-mile drive, 4 minutes), examples of fast food/casual: Nando’s Peri-Peri (chicken), Potbelly Sandwich Shop, sweetgreen (salads), Harris Teeter (grocery store), TaKorean (Korean tacos)
  • Navy Yard (side closer to the Nationals baseball stadium) – (1.5-mile drive, 6 minutes),examples of fast food/casual: Rasa (Indian),Roti (Mediterranean), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Chopt Creative Salad Co., Taylor Gourmet (sandwiches)