Photograph of townhomes in Montgomery County, Maryland with a playground in the foreground.

Making Affordable Housing Regulation Work in Montgomery County, Maryland

Policies and regulations play an important role in deciding what kind of housing gets built and where. How these factors interact on the ground depends significantly on local conditions. On March 6, 2019, panelists convened by the Affordable Housing Conference of Montgomery County discussed their experiences developing affordable housing in the area — located in Maryland just north of Washington, DC — and navigating the regulatory framework.



Coliving: A Nontraditional Affordable Housing Option

Almost half of all individual adults experiencing homelessness — the largest population currently experiencing homelessness — are unsheltered.

Rent-to-Own Program Rehabilitates Abandoned and Foreclosed Properties

A partnership between a community development financial institution and a community development corporation is meeting two needs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

South Bend’s Vacant and Abandoned Housing Challenge: 1,000 Houses in 1,000 Days

The large number of abandoned and vacant homes in South Bend, Indiana, was one of Pete Buttigieg’s top priorities during his successful 2011 campaign for mayor.

Financial Barriers to Millennial Homeownership

Millennials — a generation who came of age in the wake of the Great Recession of 2008 — have historically low homeownership rates despite entering the age bracket during which Americans of previous generations have typically started buying homes.



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