In recent months, great strides have been made in Mid-Atlantic policy to ensure equitable development along the Purple Line Corridor and to amend D.C.’s comprehensive plan while in Montgomery County several key housing officials were appointed.
On Episode 9 of the Building Blocks Podcast, Dr. Megan Sandel, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, and I discuss initiatives across our industries that are elevating resident and community health as a priority in the development and preservation of affordable housing.
Featuring more than 1,400 real estate and community development professionals from Richmond to Baltimore, the event’s theme was “Holding Ourselves Accountable: Bold Housing Solutions for Every Sector & Every Jurisdiction.”
Each April, volunteers and service members around the county are honored and recognized as part of National Volunteer Month. As April comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the many accomplishments and honors received by CPDC volunteers over the past month.
TD Bank, through the TD Charitable Foundation, recently awarded CPDC $125,000 through the “Housing for Everyone” grant competition. The award will fund high-quality resident services at the Randle Hill community in Southeast.
Congratulations to Matt Locati of Terrex Development Corporation on the grand re-opening of Heritage Apartments in Duluth, Minnesota! The project will preserve 61 homes for seniors with Section 8 rental assistance making these homes affordable to all the residents.
The Severn Companies and Enterprise have partnered to acquire Ivy Crossing just outside of Baltimore, preserving much-needed affordable workforce housing and enabling the 1947 community to receive substantial renovations.
The Senate Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development (THUD) FY 2019 Appropriations Bill provides mostly flat funding for housing and community development programs with some modest increases and cuts.