Housing & Community Development

Government Agencies

The Department of Housing and Community Development is comprised of three governmental agencies:

County Chartered Department

The Housing Authority and the Redevelopment Authority are quasi-governmental agencies, whereas the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) serves as the County chartered department responsible for the administration of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement programs, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) at the local level.

Take a Tour of the DHCD, Redevelopment Authority and Housing Authority Projects Throughout the County

This map of Prince George's County illustrates where and what projects are partially funded by the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Redevelopment Authority of Prince George's County and the Housing Authority of Prince George's County.  The color-coded stars indicate which county agency assisted in the financing and/or development of the project.  The projects shown on this map include current projects and ones that were completed as far back as 2017.

The map will be updated periodically as more housing and community developments are completed.

Click on the link below to go to the map.  Once on the map:

Click on a star and a pop-up will appear with the information about the project and where it is located;

Click on the attachment in the pop-up and a full description of the project will appear.

Development Projects Map Viewer

​​United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP) Breathes New Life into to District Heights Community with a Home Acquisition and Renovation Using CDBG Funding

​The United Communities Against Poverty (UCAP) hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development and the public for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Acquisition Project. The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to entitled municipalities and non-profit organizations. The program is intended to develop viable urban communities. UCAP, a non-profit organization, received CDBG funding for housing acquisition, rehabilitation and preservation. This CDBG Acquisition Project: $98,015.00.

UCAP acquired the District Heights property and rehabbed the home, a 3-bedrooms, 2-baths, a laundry room w/washer and dryer, new energy efficient kitchen appliances, wood floors and a large backyard. ​ ​

​Photo Caption below (from left to right): Rasheeda Jamison, Executive Director, UCAP; Michael Rose, D.C. Field Director, HUD; Estella Alexander, Acting Director, DHCD. Not shown, Tirika Williams, CDBG Portfolio Manager for this project.

UCAP Rehabbed Home - Photo 1