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Friday, March 6, 2020

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Housing Opportunities Commission Board Elects Officers for 2020

 

Montgomery County, MD – The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) welcomed Commissioners Roy Priest, Fran Kelleher and Richard Y. Nelson, Jr. as the new officers for the 2020 Board of Commissioners at the agency’s March Commission meeting.

Notice of Publication
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County
FY 2021 PHA Plan

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) has developed proposed revisions and new additions for its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plan. In compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998, and will update HOC’s progress in meeting the goals and objectives described in HOC’s FY 2020-2024 Five-Year PHA Plan. The revised and updated PHA Plan will serve as HOC’s FY 2021 Annual PHA Plan.

FOR RELEASE:
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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HOC Makes $1 Million in Funding Available for Second Round of Housing Assistance Fund

  

Montgomery County, MD – The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) announced the relaunch of the Montgomery County Homeownership Assistance Fund (McHAF) with $1 million in funding committed by the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA). The Fund assists qualified first-time homebuyers with down payment and closing costs when purchasing a home in the County as their primary residence.

FOR RELEASE:
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

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HOC Selects Downtown Silver Spring for New Headquarters
HOC to relocate 180 jobs to southeastern Silver Spring, MD

  

Montgomery County, MD - The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) has selected Silver Spring, MD as the location for the agency’s new headquarters. Currently headquartered in Kensington, MD, the Agency will continue to maintain two service centers in Gaithersburg and Silver Spring, as well as several individual property offices across the 500 square mile county. HOC’s move will yield a significant investment in the community and relocate 180 jobs to Downtown Silver Spring.

 
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HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION WITH 2019 MULTIFAMILY EXCELLENCE AWARD

Kensington, MD. Thursday, May 16, 2019 – The National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALHFA) recognizes the outstanding efforts of its member agencies and honored the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) with their 2019 Multifamily Excellence Award for The Lindley in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) is proposing revisions to its Administrative Plan for the Housing Choice Voucher program (“Administrative Plan”). The changes include updates to formatting, correction of typographical errors, and additions of clarity to Chapters 2 and 10 of the Plan. The Administrative Plan defines and describes the policies for the operation of HOC’s Housing Choice Voucher program. These revisions will go into effect following approval by HOC’s Commission.

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RESPONSE TO HOC JANUARY MEETING AND COMMUNITY FORUM

 

Kensington, MD. Wednesday, January 9, 2019. On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) held its monthly Commission meeting with a public community forum.

HOC FY 2020-2024 Five-Year PHA Plan
Notice of Publication

The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) developed a new Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2024 Five-Year Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plan. In compliance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998, this new Plan will replace the expiring FY 2014-2019 Five-Year PHA Plan. The new Five-Year PHA Plan will receive annual revisions each year thereafter until the completion of FY 2024. This PHA Plan will go into effect following approval by HOC’s Commission.

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HOC RELEASES CLARIFICATION & SUPPORT DOCUMENT FOR MEMORIALIZATION OF MOSES AFRICAN CEMETERY AHEAD OF JANUARY MEETING AND COMMUNITY FORUM

 

Kensington, MD. Wednesday, January 9, 2019. On Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) will hold its monthly Commission meeting. As an ongoing component of those meetings HOC will again provide space for a public community forum.

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RESPONSE TO HOC FEBRUARY MEETING AND COMMUNITY FORUM

 

Kensington, MD. Wednesday, February 6, 2019. On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) held its monthly Commission meeting with a public community forum.