MHP Opposes New HUD Rule on Housing Discrimination

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MHP stands with a national coalition of affordable housing organizations that oppose a final US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulation that represents a significant retreat from the Federal government’s responsibility to address housing discrimination. The new rule terminates Obama era requirements to affirmatively further fair housing. Read the statement by fair housing...

MHP Student Essay Wins Honors: ‘If I Was Mayor’

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“I will make a place where medicine and health care can be easily attained no matter how much money people make.” Alirio Abarca, a sixth-grader in MHP’s Greenwood Terrace afterschool homework club, was selected as a runner-up in an essay contest sponsored by the nonprofit Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND). Students were invited to...

Connecting and Nurturing

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Despite the many challenges, MHP teachers have been innovating to remain connected to their students. “We’re a really big figure in their lives,” says Jenny Mendez-Guerrero. Take a look.

We Are Grateful

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Through good times and difficult times, our partners and supporters are there for MHP and the communities we serve. Thanks to you, we are housing people, empowering families, and strengthening neighborhoods.

Preschool Graduation

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MHP staff continue to rise to the occasion, using innovative means to overcome the challenges of quarantined life due to COVID-19. One of our preschool classes shared a glorious graduation ceremony virtually, complete with graduation caps and proud parents. Students performed several musical pieces thanks to a partnership with the Washington Conservatory of Music. Students...

Still Connected, Still Learning

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MHP’s young students may not be in our classrooms right now, but they are still connected to us. Recently MHP distributed 140 storybooks to students thanks to a generous donation from a partner nonprofit program, Share Literacy. The books were tucked into bags of donated food that went home to families in need in MHP’s...

A Good Neighbor at The Bonifant

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Terry is a resident of The Bonifant, MHP’s residence for seniors in Silver Spring. She saw a need during the COVID-19 pandemic and took action to help her neighbors and others. Here’s her story.

World Central Kitchen Providing Meals to Bonifant Residents

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World Central Kitchen (WCK), the nonprofit launched by chef/restaurateur/philanthropist José Andrés, is delivering donated meals to feed residents of MHP’s The Bonifant senior residences in downtown Silver Spring. The collaboration is part of Montgomery County’s effort to work with nonprofit partners to address COVID-19 food insecurity issues, while also supporting local businesses. WCK provided 180...

MHP Advocates for Low-Income Renters During Crisis

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MHP President Robert A. Goldman is urging the Montgomery County Council to support efforts to protect low-income renters during the COVID-19 crisis as a top funding priority. The recommendations are contained in submitted testimony on fiscal 2021 budget priorities. He recommended that the Council support: $20 million in emergency rental assistance for renters, with priority given...

Help Families Challenged by COVID-19 Impacts

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