Montgomery County leaders broke ground on a new housing project designed to bring 195 affordable homes to residents earning lower incomes.
The site, at 4010 Randolph Road in Silver Spring, is the former location of the county’s Department of Recreation administrative offices. The future community consists of eight buildings of various sizes arranged around a half-acre park.
Alan Goldstein, vice president of real estate development with AHC Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing developer in the region, said the development stands out with deeply affordable housing and larger homes.
64 rental homes are “extremely hard-to-find” three and four bedroom units, he said.. There will be 24 affordable condos and three single-family homes. He looked forward to returning to the location in two years for a ribbon-cutting.
The new community also seeks to provide access to public transit, affordable onsite childcare, affordable broadband internet access and homeownership.