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Housing Units in College Park’s Neighborhoods

Towns and jurisdictions often use the number of housing units in different sections / areas within their towns when they analyze events (such as crime incidents) and discuss future policy decisions (such as adding future amenities etc.).  Recently, I came across the latest data on the apartments (student and multi-family) in the city. I combined that […]

Tuesday April 2nd, 2019 in Housing | Comments Off on Housing Units in College Park’s Neighborhoods

Interest Free Loan for First time New Home Buyers

The County has recently introduced  Purchase Assistance Program (PGCPAP) providing home purchase assistance to eligible, first-time home buyers to purchase residential properties in the County.  Home purchase assistance includes down payment, mortgage principal reduction and/or closing costs. Single family dwelling units, townhouses, and condominiums are eligible for assistance. Eligible properties include resale, foreclosures, short sales, and […]

Tuesday July 24th, 2018 in Housing | Comments Off on Interest Free Loan for First time New Home Buyers

County Bill May Stop Rental Property Conversion in College Park Neighborhoods

A proposed bill in the County Council may stop conversions of single family homes to rental properties in College Park. The bill, proposed by Dist 3 County Councilman Eric Olson, will be discussed at our Council worksession tonight. The Council may take a position whether to support the bill when it will be formerly introduced […]

Beds and Units: Status of College Park’s Student Housing

During last Tuesday’s Council vote on rent stabilization, we looked at the number of units / beds in the on-campus and off-campus student apartments in College Park. These numbers play important roles in determining the demand for rental properties in College Park. Based on the data provided by our planning department, by next year, we […]

Thursday June 19th, 2014 in Housing | Comments Off on Beds and Units: Status of College Park’s Student Housing

Can College Park Adopt D.C’s Vacant Property Tax Law?

This morning, I came across a discussion on vacant and blighted properties in our district in north College Park. A neighbor was referring to a house, which has been vacant for at least 2 years and has been recently broken into. One idea to address to reduce vacant and blighted properties is to adopt ordinances […]

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Monday June 9th, 2014 in Housing | Comments Off on Can College Park Adopt D.C’s Vacant Property Tax Law?