Affordable Housing in Maryland

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TAKE ACTION: Stop the council from dismantling the public’s new smart growth zoning code

Tell the Prince George's County Council to vote no on rushed, drastic changes to our new zoning code.
EVENT: Affordability As We Grow in Prince George's

EVENT: Affordability As We Grow in Prince George’s

Thank you to everyone who joined RISE Prince George’s and CSG on 10/8/2022 for our September meeting. We discussed progress and prospects for Prince George's affordable housing efforts as transit-oriented development takes root.
Graphic data from recent Data for Progress polls of likely Montgomery County Democratic voters.

All About Thrive #5: Thrive, more housing options, and safe streets are all popular

Recent Data for Progress polls about Thrive 2050, constructing new homes, and redesigning roads for safety over speed showed majority support for all three. 

TESTIMONY re: Bill 22-22E – Landlord-Tenant Relations – Limitations on Rent Increases (Support)

The Coalition for Smarter Growth supports Bill 22-22E, which would limit rent increases to 4.4 percent for six months, and strongly urges you to develop and implement a long-term policy that protects tenants without hindering the construction of new housing. We also associate ourselves with the testimony of the Montgomery Housing Alliance, of which we are a member.

Register for our Diverse Neighborhoods webinar, on July 27!

Join us to learn about how the right policies and investments can allow neighborhoods to grow in a way that support racial and economic diversity. The DC region is one of the most diverse places in the country, but remains largely segregated. We'll talk about the latest research, the policy implications, and why it matters to yo