Category: Quality of Life

City Resources to Address Quality of Life Issues

City’s Neighborhood Quality of Life has compiled a list of resources to help address the quality of life issues in College Park. Please see them here: -       Code Enforcement Reporting System The link above will direct users to the city’s online reporting system. Hosts of reporting categories are available here and “tickets” can be reported anonymously. […]

Wednesday November 12th, 2014 in Quality of Life | No Comments »

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 […]

Best Practices Sought to Improve City’s Rental Property Stock

In an attempt to improve the quality of life related to city’s rental properties, the Neighborhood Stabilization and Quality of Life group came up with a few recommendations. They include establishing an accrediation program for the rental property owners (landlords), start an annual orientation program, and require them to live close to College Park. Please […]

Thursday August 29th, 2013 in PGPOA, Quality of Life | 2 Comments »

Group Sets Strategies to Increase City’s Home Ownership

The College Park Neighborhood Stabilization and Quality of Life Work Group has recently come up with a set of strategies to increase the number and percent of owner-occupied houses in the City and creating a stable, low-turnover resident population. While many of these strategies are focused on the University of Maryland, many of them could […]

Monday April 22nd, 2013 in Quality of Life | No Comments »

Help Improve City’s Quality of Life – Join Neighborhood Stabilization Group

In last night’s Council meeting, the City Council formed formed a neighborhood stabilization group in order to help improve the quality of life in our neighborhood. The formation of this group came after the Council decided to put its rent stabilization ordinance on hold for a year, in the hopes of working collaboratively with a […]

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Wednesday September 26th, 2012 in Quality of Life | No Comments »