Washington, DC faces a staggering shortage of decent, affordable housing. To help address this need, SOME offers safe and dignified affordable apartments for individuals and families experiencing homelessness and/or poverty in the District. SOME’s housing programs combine safe, affordable, long-term housing with supportive services that help adults and children reach their full potential and empower them to lead increasingly independent lives.

Supportive services can include linkage to and information about the following:

  • Personal Assistance
  • Employment Services
  • Job Readiness Activities
  • Transportation
  • Dental Services
  • Help with Stress and Emotional Health
  • Medical Services
  • Counseling on Home Ownership Options
  • Budget Planning
  • Computer Classes and Assistance
  • Community Clubs
  • SOME Place for Kids

In 2005, SOME set a goal of building 1,000 units of affordable housing in the District.