MHP Celebrates End of Metro ‘Turnback’ Policy Affecting Commuters in Wheaton Area

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MHP President Robert A. Goldman joined members of Montgomery County Council, County officials and community representatives in celebrating the end of the Metro “turnback” policy, which meant half of Red Line trains stopped at the Silver Spring Metro station and turned back, rather than continuing on to serve riders trying to get to the Wheaton,...

Learning on the Links

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MHP’s 2019 Norman Christeller Golf Classic included a golf clinic for middle-school-aged residents who take part in MHP youth programs. Proceeds from the golf tournament help fund MHP student enrichment programs.  

Apartment Assistance Program ‘Going Green’ Seminar

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Happy Earth Month!

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MHP has many green projects underway as we celebrate Earth Month 2019. One of these is the annual Long Branch Cleanup of Sligo Creek in Silver Spring. A big crowd of volunteers removed many bags of trash and recyclables, and also removed invasive species from the banks of the creek. MHP’s Paul Grenier talks about...

Advocacy Action Alert: Support Expanded Housing Trust Fund

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The Montgomery County Council’s budget deliberations are in full swing and we need you to be a champion for programs that support affordable housing in the county.  Access to quality, affordable housing serves as an important source of stability for our neighbors who face economic challenges.  On Wednesday, April 24, the Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) and Health and Human...

Karaoke Time at The Bonifant

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Residents of The Bonifant, MHP’s quality, affordable senior housing in downtown Silver Spring, have access to a wide array of activities and celebrations that help create a sense of community. Residents recently celebrated National Sing Out Day with a rousing karaoke session:

MHP Advocates for Funds for Affordable Housing, Student Programming

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MHP President Robert Goldman asked the Montgomery County Council to provide more funding for acquisition and preservation of affordable housing in the FY2020 budget. He also asked the council to consider supporting MHP’s Play & Learn preschool program, which he noted “directly aligns with the county’s goal of ensuring that all of our children enter...

In the News: Goldman Discusses MoCo Affordable Housing Future

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MHP Robert Goldman, a member of County Executive Marc Elrich’s transition team, talked with Bethesda Beat about the transition team’s recommendations to increase residents’ access to affordable housing in Montgomery County. Advisers Recommend Doubling Funding for Housing Program

Coming Attraction: Parkview Manor

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Parent Meetings Highlight Partnerships

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MHP Community Life staff regularly schedule meetings with parents of students in our preschool and afterschool enrichment programs to share information.  Two recent meetings highlighted a high level of parent engagement and underscored great community partnerships that provide important resources to parents and students. Emmanuel Jean-Philippe, principal at Arcola Elementary in Wheaton and a member...

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