affordable housing

October 16, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Housing Impact Fairness Act Would Raise $100 Million For Affordable Housing, School Construction

On Tuesday, Councilmember Evan Glass introduced The Housing Impact Fairness Act which would raise $100 million for affordable housing and school construction throughout the county over the next decade. The Housing Impact Fairness Act ensures that all newly built single-family homes contribute fairly to Montgomery County’s infrastructure needs. This legislation is expected to close a […]

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July 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Invests Funds to Help Expand Affordable Housing

More affordable housing is expected in Montgomery County. County Executive Marc Elrich announced that Montgomery County’s Housing Initiative Fund provided the highest level of financing in its 30-year history to preserve or create 22 multifamily properties. Those properties will generate a total of 3,254 apartment units, including 1,982 affordable housing units. Watch the video for […]

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March 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Housing Partnership Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Montgomery Housing Partnership is celebrating it’s 30th anniversary this year. Throughout the years, officials say MHP has managed to preserve and expand affordable housing throughout the county. Watch the video for more details about what they’ve accomplished within the past 30 years, and their goals moving forward.

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July 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Council Passes Affordable Housing Bill

The Montgomery County Council approved legislation Tuesday designed to increase the supply of affordable housing. The measure represents the first effort in 13 years to update the county’s rules for the moderately priced dwelling unit (MPDUs), adding tools to increase the number of homes that are affordable for families with moderate income. “We know and […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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George Leventhal (D) Talks About Affordable Housing Programs in Montgomery County

Montgomery County executive candidate George Leventhal fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Leventhal responds to a question about the affordable housing programs in the county. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland Building Industry […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Bill Frick (D) Talks About Affordable Housing in the County

Montgomery County executive candidate Bill Frick fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Frick responds to a question about affordable housing in the county and if he supports rent control. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, […]

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January 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

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David Blair (D) Talks About Affordable Housing in Montgomery County

Montgomery County executive candidate David Blair fielded questions from members of three development groups at a forum held in Rockville on Jan. 8. Blair responds to a question about affordable housing in the county. The three organizations that hosted the forum were the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, the Maryland Building Industry Association, and […]

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July 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Meet the Media: Council President Roger Berliner meets with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. County Agenda: The County Council’s Public Safety and Health and Human Services committee meet at 10:45 a.m. to receive an update on heroin, opioid and Narcan use in […]

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May 30, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Lyttonsville Development Plan Connected to Purple Line (VIDEO)

The future development of a Montgomery County community is riding on the eventual resolution of the Purple Line. Two of the stops along the transit line would be in the Lyttonsville neighborhood of Silver Spring. The County Council approved the Lyttonsville Sector Plan in February. It calls for development of new housing on plots where […]

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May 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Habitat For Humanity Metro Maryland Celebrates National Women Build Week (VIDEO)

In honor of National Women Build Week, more than 25 teams of volunteers in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties are teaming up with Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland to build decent and affordable housing. In 2008, Lowe’s helped to launch National Women Build Week to empower women to advocate for affordable housing. More than 17,000 […]

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