Key Initiatives

Department Initiatives

The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development implements several initiatives designed to address the mission of the agency:
  • HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Multi-Family Development Program - Provides “gap” financing for real estate developers to build affordable housing developments for families and individuals with income below 80% the Area Median Income (AMI);
  • My HOME Homeownership Program - Provides down payment and closing cost assistance to eligible homebuyers to purchase for sale, foreclosed or owner occupied short-sale residential properties in the County;
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) - Provides funding support to development viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic development opportunities;
  • CDBG Single Family Homeowner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Assistance Program - Provides funding to support rehabilitation loans to homeowners for repairs, including roof replacement, electrical and plumbing work, etc. Loans are available up to $60,000;
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) - Provides funds for emergency shelters and to help prevent homelessness. This program is implemented by the Prince George's County Department of Social Services (DSS);
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) - Funds support rental and emergency assistance through a voucher system to individuals and families with AIDS;
  • Neighborhood Stabilization/Conservation - Provides funds for acquisition and rehabilitation of single family homes;
  •  Prince George's County Housing Fair - An annual, free event that takes place each Spring where attendees can learn about the home buying process, speak with industry experts, find out about rental properties and senior properties in Prince George's County.


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