Financial Success Workshop

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Residents at MHP’s Great Hope Homes took part in a financial success workshop presented by the Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union (MCEFCU). Topics covered included setting financial goals, developing a savings plan, budgeting and assessing insurance needs. MHP will be sponsoring future financial workshops at Great Hope Homes and other MHP sites on additional...

MHP Advocates for Better Metro Service for East County Residents

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MHP is encouraging Metro to end the so-called Silver Spring turnback, a cost-cutting practice that means many northbound trains on the east side of the Red Line only go as far as the Silver Spring station and then turn around without reaching the Forest Glen, Wheaton and Glenmont stations. At a town hall meeting convened by Montgomery...

MHP Encourages Affordable Housing Preservation in Veirs Mill Corridor

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Montgomery County should actively seek to preserve affordable housing as it moves forward with the Veirs Mill Corridor master plan, according to Montgomery Housing Partnership. In public testimony before the Montgomery County Council, MHP Senior Project Manager and Legal Counsel Stephanie Roodman generally praised the plan, which was initiated by the Maryland County Planning Board. MHP...

MHP Takes Part in Community Development Day

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The MHP team traveled to meet with legislators in Annapolis for Community Development Day 2019, sponsored by Community Development Network of Maryland. It’s an important opportunity to meet with state legislators to seek support for community development, affordable housing funding, and economic initiatives that help communities served by MHP. It’s also a chance to say...

Everyone Deserves the Opportunity To Live in A Safe and Affordable Place

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Oscar, an MHP resident and a senior in high school, advocated for continued support for affordable housing in testimony at a budget forum convened by Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich to gather input on fiscal 2020 funding priorities. County Executive Elrich praised Oscar for his advocacy and service to the community, noting that he is...

Music Lessons!

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Through an MHP collaboration with the Washington Conservatory of Music, students at MHP Community Life enrichment programs are taking music and movement classes and are learning to play the violin.

2019 Building Dreams Tours

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Join us for a one-hour tour of our mission at MHP properties in Silver Spring, Takoma Park, and Wheaton. Get a schedule and learn more here.

MHP Opposes ‘Public Charge’ Rule Changes

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MHP is opposing “public charge” regulation changes proposed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that could damage immigrant communities by spreading confusion and prompting families not to seek help with health care, housing, and other needs out of fear. Under the proposal, if authorities determine an individual is “likely to become a public...

When They Have a Home: Catherine Leggett

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At a recent MHP event, Catherine Leggett, former first lady of Montgomery County, described the security that home brings and the importance of MHP’s mission to make home possible for more than 1,700 area families:

Robert Goldman on “Montgomery Week in Review”

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Watch MHP President Robert Goldman discuss the challenges of expanding access to affordable housing in our region (click on image). He appeared on Montgomery Community Media’s “Montgomery Week in Review” show, and also shared the history of the annual Angels for Children holiday toy drive. Through a partnership with the Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad and...

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