July 28, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

As Eviction Hearings Can Resume, Council Approves $20 Million in Relief

The Montgomery County Council approved $20 million in funding for rental assistance and eviction and homelessness prevention.  The county Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will administer the funds, which will be used toward programs that help tenants at risk of homelessness or eviction due to COVID-19, according to council documents. The prevention programs […]

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July 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Council to Vote Next Week on Additional Relief for Renters

The Montgomery County Council will vote next week on a request for an additional $20 million to provide relief for renters. The money would expand the County’s eviction and homelessness prevention programs, including the COVID-19 Rent Relief program. These programs provide financial assistance to prevent eviction and end homelessness, which is especially necessary during this […]

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April 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Councilmembers to Hold Virtual Tenant Townhall

Montgomery County Councilmembers Evan Glass and Will Jawando will hold a virtual tenant townhall Thursday at 7 p.m. Topics of discussion include renter assistance programs and emergency rent stabilization. Register here.  🚨Join Councilmembers @EvanMGlass and @willjawando for a virtual tenant townhall on April 30 at 7 p.m. They will provide updates on their efforts to […]

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April 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Residents Testify in Support of Bill to Prohibit Rent Increases

Montgomery County residents testified in support of the COVID-19 Renter Relief Act at a virtual county council meeting Tuesday.  The bill would prohibit rent increases during and for some time after certain states of emergencies. It would require certain notices to go out to tenants and prohibit others. A final vote is scheduled for Thursday.  […]

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July 22, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, July 22:  Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Southern Funk by The Shack Band at 6:30 p.m. Free. Wrap the work week up with Gaithersburg’s Zumba in the Park at the City Hall Concert Pavilion at 7 p.m. VisArts […]

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July 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Behind the Scenes with the Cast of Rent in Rockville (VIDEO)

Rockville Musical Theatre is performing the Tony award-winning musical Rent at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre in Rockville. Rock 11 Now has the story. Purchase tickets online at F. Scott Fitzgerald website or by calling the box office at 240.314.8690.  

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July 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week. This week’s show includes reports about the grand opening of The Bonifant apartment building in Silver Spring, the signing of a proclamation by County Executive Leggett and Council President Floreen affirming support of the Muslim community, the annual public schools supply drive and much more. […]

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July 14, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 15 – 17 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, July 15:  Enjoy an evening of family fun and bowling while supporting the Washington Humane Society at the Bowl-N-Bark fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bowl America in Gaithersburg. Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Latin by Mambo Combo at […]

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July 7, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 8 – 10 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the calendar: Friday, July 8:  Enjoy visiting art studios during the monthly Bethesda Art Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. Gallery B is hosting an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. for their exhibit, “Manifestation of Abstract and Realism.”  The free Bethesda Circulator stops within a […]

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June 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Consumer Alert: Drycleaners Eviction (VIDEO)

In this latest Consumer Alert, find out how the Office of Consumer Protection gets involved when a dry cleaning business is evicted.

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