MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

HOUSING

ORIGIN & FUNCTIONS


DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

The Department of Housing and Community Affairs plans and implements actions to prevent and correct problems which contribute to the physical decline of County residential and commercial areas. It maintains a marketplace that is fair to all parties (consumers & merchants, landlords & tenants, homeowners & their governing boards); and seeks to increase the supply of new, affordable housing, as well as maintain existing housing in a safe condition.

Under the Department are three divisions: Community Development, Finance and Administration, and Housing.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
The Community Development Division is responsible for two sections: Code Enforcement, and Neighborhood Revitalization.

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION DIVISION
The Finance and Administration Division is responsible for fiscal oversight, administrative assistance, and information technology within the Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

Under the Division are four units: Asset Management, Grants Administration, Licensing and Registration, and Management Services.

HOUSING DIVISION
Under the Housing Division are four sections: Affordable Housing, Common Ownership Communities, Landlord-Tenant Affairs, and Multifamily Housing.

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