Key Initiatives

 

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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);
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  • 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;
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  •  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;
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  • 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;
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  • 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);
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  • Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) - Funds support rental and emergency assistance through a voucher system to individuals and families with AIDS;
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  • National Mortgage Settlement Grant – Funds support the acquisition and rehabilitation of abandoned and foreclosed properties, homebuyer program activities and emergency mortgage assistance to County residents;
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  •  Weatherization Assistance Program – Provides funding to help eligible low-income households increase the energy efficiency of their homes;
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  • Neighborhood Stabilization/Conservation – Provides funds for acquisition and rehabilitation of single family homes.