Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County

November 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Housing Opportunities Commission Told to Open Committee Meetings to Public

The Maryland Open Meetings Compliance Board ruled Nov. 2 that the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County is subject to the open meetings act and that the commissioners have violated it by not opening committee meetings to the public. The state board detailed that the HOC, which is a public body created by state law, […]

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August 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

County Short-Term COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program Opens Tuesday

Montgomery County’s rental assistance program, administered by the Housing Opportunities Commission, will accept applications starting Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. and continuing through Monday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. The program is funded through the CARES Act to provide low-income households with assistance for up to three months to avoid eviction. šŸ“¢ Applications will […]

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August 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Residents Can Now Apply for Housing Assistance Online (VIDEO)

Residents can now apply for housing assistance online. Department of Housing and Community Affairs Director Clarence Snuggs talked about the new system this week on the county’s Spanish language radio show. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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November 21, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery Week in Review Episode 1149 (Video)

Montgomery Week in Review host Don Mooers and the panel discuss the budget deficit Maryland Governor Elect Larry Hogan will face when he takes office in January, Sally Roman talks about the Housing Opportunities Commission, Tim Wiens and Elaine Carney talk about Jubilee Association of Maryland, a local nonprofit that assists adults with housing in […]

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August 1, 2014 | Krista Brick

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Press Conference on Program to Link Low-Income Residents and Laptops (VIDEO)

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County just launched a pilot program for eligible residents of its Stewartown Homes community in Gaithersburg that will help them afford new laptops. Watch the full press conference here.

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July 31, 2014 | Krista Brick

New Program Helps Low-Income Families Afford Laptops (Video)

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County launched the first program of its kind in the nation that will help low-income family buy new laptops. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick reports.

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