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August 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Identify One-Third of County Apartments as ‘At Risk’ or ‘Troubled’

County Executive Marc Elrich held a press conference Thursday to announce the completion of a two-year apartment building inspection project. During the two-year initiative, the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) inspected 22,199 apartment units. Overall, they discovered 31,000 violations—96% of which were corrected. Violations were given one of three labels based […]

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January 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: Apartments at The Enclave Silver Spring Will Be Inspected

County Executive Marc Elrich has instructed the Department of Housing and Community Affairs to inspect every apartment unit at The Enclave Silver Spring. The Enclave Silver Spring is located in White Oak, and it consists of three high-rise buildings. Montgomery County received a total of 113 complaints about the Enclave’s living conditions in 2018. From […]

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September 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

County Officials Launch “Renters Have Rights” Campaign (VIDEO)

There’s a new campaign in Montgomery County aimed for tenants to voice housing concerns. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Montgomery County Councilmembers and the Department of Housing and Community Affairs in Bethesda early Thursday to launch the “Renters Have Rights” initiative. According to Leggett, the goal of this campaign is to inform renters they […]

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December 12, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

County Executive Ike Leggett Signs Tenant-Landlord Bill (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett signed a bill that will improve landlord and tenant relations. The bill would require more inspections and the publication of certain information related to rental property. “Tenants are not going to have to rely on their willingness to complain because the more inspections you get, the less it becomes you […]

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August 8, 2015 | Staff Writer

Renters Advocate Matthew Losak Guest on Montgomery Al Dia (VIDEO)

Matthew Losak, director of Montgomery County Renters Alliance, was a recent guest on the county’s Spanish Language radio show where he discussed pending legislation based on the recommendations of the Tenants Work Group. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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