housing

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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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Council Passes Controversial Zoning Measure to Increase Housing

The County Council unanimously passed a zoning amendment Tuesday that reduces restrictions in building accessory dwelling units, known as ADUs, on the properties of single-family homes. With this measure, homeowners are capable of building a separate housing unit on properties as small as 6,000 square feet provided they meet the requirements, when detached ADUs previously […]

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May 20, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Pros and Cons of Robo-Advisors

Watch the video below to learn about the pros and cons about using Robo-Advisors. Hire District Capital in Washington, DC as your holistic financial planner.

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March 26, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Montgomery County Establishes 24/7 Homeless Information Line

Trained specialists will share information about Montgomery County homeless services through a newly established, 24/7 information line. The resource, launched by the county’s Department of Health and Human Services, also allows callers to provide information about the location of individuals experiencing homelessness so community partners can offer support. “Launching an information line is vital to […]

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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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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Meeting the press: County Council President Roger Berliner holds his weekly meeting with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. Staying active: The Active Aging Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., […]

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December 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Officials Help Open Progress Place (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials helped open the new Progress Place facility on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring this month. The facility serves the homeless. Progress Place is a facility that serves individuals experiencing homelessness with an array of services: meals, showers, laundry, primary care health services, and one-on-one case management. Progress Place has 21 personal living […]

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October 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Receives Briefing on Silver Spring Apartment Explosion (VIDEO)

On August 10th, an explosion ripped through the Flower Branch apartment complex in Silver Spring resulting in dozens of injuries and seven deaths. The Montgomery County Council recently received an overview of the incident. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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September 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Council Briefed on Flower Branch Apartments Explosion (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Council received a briefing from officials involved during and after the tragic on Flower Branch Apartments explosion today. Earl Stoddard, Director, Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, (OEMHS), Chief Scott Goldstein, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), Chief Thomas Manger, Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD), Clarence Snuggs, Director, Department of […]

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March 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Leventhal Wants to Make Sure Government Helps Those Who Need It Most (VIDEO)

When it comes to budget decisions, County Councilmember George Leventhal said he is primarily committed to making sure local government helps those who need it the most. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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