design for life

December 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week (VIDEO)

In this special edition of County Report This Week, Anqoinette Crosby takes a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2016 in Montgomery County.

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April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Launches Design for Life Website (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services launched the Design for Life website. The site promotes tax incentives offered by  the County to help residents with temporary or permanent disabilities install basic accessibility features to their home. Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 30, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, March 30, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, March 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County firefighters are investigating a fatal Gaithersburg townhouse fire. 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Nancy Floreen are helping launch the Design for Life website today in Rockville. 3. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and the City Council are […]

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June 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

Design for Life Montgomery Law

The “Design for Life Montgomery” legislation — Bill 5-13 – Property Tax Credits–Accessibility – goes into effect July 1. The new law provides tax credits to builders and homeowners for including features in new and existing residential housing that improve accessibility for persons of all ages, including seniors and those with disabilities. With this new […]

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December 2, 2013 | Sonya Burke

photo of Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett

Design for Life Legislation

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to sign “Design for Life” legislation on Dec. 2 to encourage accessibility features in housing for seniors and those with disabilities. Leggett will be joined by County Councilmember George Leventhal and community advocates for the signing into law of this legislation, approved by the County Council, that will […]

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