Single Adult Housing

SOME's Housing Lottery Is Now Closed

SOME’s affordable housing for single adults provides safe, affordable, long-term housing with supportive services for single adults 18 years of age or older. All residents are required to sign a lease with SOME and to pay rent (30% of their gross monthly income). SOME owns over 700 Single Room Occupancy (SRO) units and efficiency apartments, which include the following amenities:


  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom(s)
  • Clean and sober housing - alcohol and drug-free environment
  • Private, fully furnished individual units
  • Laundry facilities on-site
  • Manager who lives on the property
  • Common area with computer access (some units include cable and internet)
  • All utilities included in the rent
  • Some units furnished with flat screen televisions
  • Located close to public transportation


Residents work with program staff to repair credit, save money, set and meet goals, enroll in job training, and find and maintain employment.

  • 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
  • Health and Wellness Activities

Access Services

Apply for Housing: SOME's Housing Lottery is currently closed. 

Questions? Email [email protected].

Eligibility: Applicants must be/have:

  • Proof of income or documentation of lost income due to COVID-19
  • Must have 6 months abstinence from drugs and/or alcohol 
  • Have no recent history (1 year) of violent behavior
  • Cannot be a lifetime registered sex offender
  • Cannot owe DCHA any money
  • Be a single person, aged 18 or older