Housing & Community Development

County Offices Re-Opening

Prince George’s County government offices are now open to the public. The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is open to the public by appointment. To schedule an in-person appointment, contact: Kiara Jones at 301-883-6511 or kkjones@co.pg.md.us

If you have a housing voucher or public housing inquiry, please contact the Housing Authority of Prince George's County on (301) 883-5501 or visit the website.

If you need to reach the Redevelopment Authority of Prince George's County, please call (301) 883-5300 or visit the website.


The Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) seeks to create and preserve quality affordable housing options by developing policies, implementing practices and creating finance tools aimed at ensuring the creation and preservation of equitable and inclusive communities.  

DHCD is comprised of two divisions and the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Click on the icon below for information about each division and ERAP.

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In case you missed the Rent Stabilization Session 1 on June 23, 2023, you can watch it here.

If you missed the Rent Stabilization Session 2 on July 12, you can watch it here.

If you missed the Rent Stabilization Session 3 on July 13, you can watch it here.

Rent Stabilization Workgroup

The Rent Stabilization Workgroup kicked off their first meeting on Monday, August 14, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM.  If you missed the meeting, you can watch it here.

Rent Stabilization Act (CB-007-2023) and the Emergency Act Concerning Landlord Retaliation for Rent Stabilization (CB-051-2023)

The Rent Stabilization Act of 2023 Goes into Effect April 17, 2023 Limiting Rent Increases for Some Renters to 3 Percent Annually

Landlords in Prince George’s County are now limited in the amount they can increase existing rent in certain rental units. If you are a landlord, please review the Notice to County Landlords.  For more information, please review the Rent Stabilization Act FAQs.  Para obtener más información, consulte las Preguntas frecuentes sobre la Ley de estabilización de alquileres en Español

Click here to view a Message from the Office of County Executive Alsobrooks About County Rent Stabilization Legislation.  Haga clic aquí para ver un mensaje de la Oficina del Ejecutivo del Condado de Alsobrooks sobre la legislación de estabilización de alquileres del condado

Housing Affordability Dashboard

DHCD has launched its new Housing Affordability Dashboard, an online affordable housing data portal and tool that serves as a doorway for County leadership, Councilmembers, policymakers, planners, affordable housing providers, advocates, landlords and residents to access key housing metrics and track housing indicators. 
Access the Housing Affordability Dashboard portal

The Housing Affordability Dashboard provides information and data on the number of overall affordable housing properties, apartment types, location, and other metrics. Visitors can filter the dashboard to view for specific data. The dashboard also provides information on single-family home preservation and first-time home buyer locations.

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DHCD Housing Video

In April 2022, the Housing Opportunities for all Workgroup concluded a 3-year long effort in assisting with the implementation of Housing Opportunity for All, the County’s Comprehensive Housing Strategy. In June 2022, Prince George’s County presented its Grand Slam 2022 event, an economic development showcase and pre-solicitation event that revealed projects and procurement opportunities soon to be available to the development community that advance the County’s vision for economic development. The preservation and production of quality affordable housing for all County residents is a cornerstone of the County’s Economic Development vision.

To kick off the 2022 Fall season, the Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is releasing a new video that highlights the County’s housing goals and the tools the department uses to meet these goals. This fast-paced, information packed video provides an overview of DHCD’s work in English and in Spanish.

Take a look and find out what’s in store on the housing front at DHCD.

2022 Affordable Housing Video - English 

2022 Affordable Housing Video  - Spanish

Learn more about the Prince George’s County Economic Development Platform here.

DHCD Housing and Community Development Projects

Below are images of affordable housing developments financed in part by the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development with funding from the HOME Investment Partnerships, Housing Investment Trust Fund, the Community Development Block Grant programs and the U.S. Treasury.

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