Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc. provides Financial Literacy, and Housing Options, through Counseling, Education, and Development. Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc. (H.O.P.E.) is a nonprofit organization that provides the community with financial literacy, pre-purchase housing counseling and foreclosure intervention programs. The Company is a minority owned business, founded in 2004, registered with the State of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The Company is headquartered at 6188 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 700, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.


Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc. (H.O.P.E.) is a HUD-approved housing counseling agency.

Our mission is to ensure equal access to housing and capital for all persons through counseling, education, advocacy, and community revitalization. H.O.P.E. offers a wide range of services designed to foster self-sufficiency, wealth building, and housing that meets the needs of the community we serve.

H.O.P.E. main goal:

to be the recognized leader in financial literary, urban development, homeownership, and homeowner solutions of the Washington Metropolitan Community. Our work will reflect innovation, imagination and intelligence through education and excellence, creating exceptional solutions for our clients which foster self-sufficiency, to enhance the quality of human life in the community.

Our Values

H.O.P.E. Inc. believes that:

● Credit and Homeownership are the primary means for working families to build assets.

● Credit is the single most important element in controlling financial affairs.

● Financial Literacy fosters financial stability for individuals and the entire community.

● Homeownership is good for families, neighborhoods, and the economy.

● Homeownership is the key, to financial independence, and accumulation of wealth.

● Homeownership builds stronger, safer, and healthier communities.

● Homeownership raises self-esteem and confidence for families.

● Homeownership is a symbol of success which gives families a greater sense of freedom, security, empowerment and independence.



Donna Hurley – President and Executive Director

Board of Directors

Antoine M. Thompson, Chair

Zeno St. Cyr, Acting Treasurer

Katherine Carter, Secretary

Robert Vricella

L’Tanya Brown

Doris Canty-Brown

Tamara Davis Brown

Clarence Carter

Delna Gray

Starr Jefferson

Gerron Levi


Home Ownership Advisor

Marcela Fleming (bilingual) – Counselors

LaShawn Woodward-Hall – Counselors

Lloyd London – C


Administrative Staff

Nakia Austin– Education Coordinator

Eloise Gantt

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