Heat Alert: Heat Emergency Has Been Declared This Weekend!

Montgomery County has issued a Heat Emergency Alert beginning 12 p.m Saturday, 6/22 through 8 p.m Sunday, 6/23, 2024. Residents should prepare for heat index values to reach 105 degrees during the afternoon hours. To beat the heat, head to one of the open City Facilities!

Important Notice: Ongoing Water Leak in the 7600 block of Maple Avenue - WSSC is Scheduledfor Repairs either Tues, July 2 or Wed, July 3 - The Repair Will Shut Off Water for a Portion of the Day.

WSSC is scheduling repairs so it can provide more notice to impacted residents and avoid doing the work when the forecast calls for very hot days next week. The repair work will be done at night to reduce impacts.

Library Renovations: Update: June 5, 2024 - Summer Construction Timetable

The scheduling of demolition and construction timelines are pending weather.

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The work of the Housing and Community Development Department is guided in part by the numerous studies and plans that have been undertaken by the City, Montgomery County, the State of Maryland and others.  They cover a range of subjects from housing to transportation, land use to economic development.

A listing of some of these resources can be accessed in the table below. Also included are links to several housing and economic development programs offered by Montgomery County and the State of Maryland.


DateType of ResourceName and Link
2015WebsiteSmall Commercial Tax Credit
2016-02-06WebsiteMontgomery Planning's Rental Housing Study
2015-06WebsiteLong Branch/Takoma Park Enterprise Zone
2010WebsiteMaryland Sustainable Communities
2016-11-01ReportNew Hampshire Avenue Corridor Economic Development Report
2016-02-06ReportHousing Security in the Washington Region
2016-02-06ReportMontgomery County, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Affairs Rental Apartment Vacancy Report 2012
2017ReportNew Hampshire Avenue Corridor Economic Development Potential
2016-02-06PresentationA Community Conversation: Affordable Housing Presentation - Presented by Sara Anne Daines
2016-02-06PresentationHousing Affordability Presentation - Presented by Lisa Govoni
2016-02-06PresentationHousing Security in the Washington Region Presentation - Presented by Hilary Chapman and Peter Tatian
2016-02-06MapTakoma Park Average Income by Census Tract
2016-02-06MapTakoma Park Land Use & Assessed Values by Property Type
2016-02-06MapTakoma Park Multifamily Buildings by Rent Stabilization Status
2013-11Long Range PlanLong Branch Sector Plan
2012-06Long Range PlanTakoma Langley Crossroads Sector Plan
2008Long Range PlanNew Hampshire Avenue Corridor Concept Plan
2017Informational ToolHousing Program Assessment Tool
2016-02-06Informational SlidesCommunity Profile: Takoma Park Demographics
2016-02-06Informational SlidesIncome Limitations for Units Exempt from Rent Stabilization
2016-02-06Informational SlidesTakoma Park Affordable Housing Expenditures
2016-02-06Informational SlidesTakoma Park Sales Metrics
2016-02-06Informational SlidesTakoma Park Neighborhood Profile
2016-02-06Informational SlidesCommunity Profile: Takoma Park Housing
2018-08-13WebsiteCarbon Monoxide Detector Requirements
2018-08-13WebsiteTypes of Lead Inspections
2018-08-13ChecklistInspection Checklist (PDF)
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