HOC Administrative Plan Revision

Notice of Publication

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) has developed proposed revisions and new additions for its Administrative Plan for the Housing Choice Voucher program (“Administrative Plan”). The proposed change involves HOC’s addition of a new waiting list preference for families with histories of homelessness. The Administrative Plan document defines and describes the policies for the operation of HOC’s Housing Choice Voucher program. This revision will go into effect following approval by HOC’s Commission.


This proposed change to HOC’s Administrative Plan is available for public review and comment. Additionally, physical copies of these revisions are available at each of the following locations: (1) HOC’s main office at 10400 Detrick Avenue in Kensington; (2) HOC’s Up-County Office at 231 East Deer Park Drive in Gaithersburg; and HOC’s two Customer Service Centers, (3) 8241 Georgia Avenue 3rd Floor, Silver Spring, and (4) 101 Lakeforest Blvd., #200, Gaithersburg. HOC’s hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

The proposed revision is as follows:

Revision to HOC’s Administrative Plan to provide a preference for up to 10 Housing Choice Vouchers to be allocated for families with histories of homelessness who are currently housed within the Montgomery County Homeless Continuum of Care.

The public comment period for this document ends on May 3, 2017. All written comments may be directed by mail to Stacy Spann, Executive Director, at 10400 Detrick Avenue, Kensington, Maryland 20895 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To be considered, all comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 2, 2017.

HOC will hold a public hearing on this proposed revision at 3:30 p.m. on May 3, 2017 at its Detrick Avenue location. There will be an opportunity to provide oral comments on the day of the public hearing.