MHP in the News – Media Releases and Mentions

Enterprise Community Partners published a blog post celebrating the collaboration among MHP and other stakeholders to ensure affordable homes are preserved and equitable community development is promoted in communities where the Purple Line light rail system is being constructed.

Read more here.

MHP’s Chris Gillis recently was quoted in a WTOP story following up on families affected by the Potomac Oaks fire in Gaithersburg. At the request of Montgomery County, MHP managed and distributed donations to that fund. Read the story here.

MHP was listed in the Washington Business Journal as one of the affordable housing projects  supported by grants from the Amazon Housing Equity Fund. The grant to MHP will support the ground-up development of our Nebel Street property in North Bethesda, MD. Full story is here (behind a paywall). 

MHP recently received a $2.2 million grant from the Amazon Housing Equity Fund to support the ground-up development of our Nebel Street property in North Bethesda, MD. Read a media release about Amazon’s program from the Office of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser here

Bisnow mentioned the acquisition of Franklin Apartments and Earle Manor. Read more here.

MHP President Robert A. Goldman talked to WJLA about the impact of MHP’s annual Norman Christeller Golf Classic, a fundraiser that benefits our Community Life student enrichment programs. Watch the interview here.

MHP’s annual Norman Christeller Golf Classic, a fundraiser that benefits our Community Life student enrichment programs, is June 27 at Hampshire Greens Golf Course in Ashton, MD. Get a media release with details about the event here.

Bisnow mentioned the opening of the newly renovated MHP property 515 Thayer. Read more here.

Bethesda Beat talked to MHP’s Chris Gillis as part of a story on Montgomery County investment in affordable housing. Read more here.

The Source of the Spring wrote about the renovation and reopening of MHP’s 515 Thayer community. Read more here.

The Washington Business Journal recently covered the debate over funding for affordable housing in Montgomery County and quoted MHP President Robert A. Goldman. Read more here.

MHP is managing a relief fund to provide emergency assistance to more than 200 people displaced by an explosion and fire at the Friendly Garden Apartments on Lyttonsville Road in Silver Spring. While the property was not developed by MHP, our organization has deep roots and connections to the community. One-hundred percent of donations will go to affected residents. Watch a Fox 5 DC interview with MHP President Robert Goldman about the relief effort here. As he notes, some families lost everything.

MHP is excited to announce the closing on permanent financing that provides for the long-term affordability and renovation of Hillwood Manor, a 96-unit property along the Purple Line transit corridor. This financing is part of MHP’s ongoing strategy to preserve and rehabilitate affordable homes along this important corridor. To date, MHP has preserved and built 425 affordable homes in the Purple Line corridor communities of Takoma Park and Silver Spring.   Learn more about this effort here.

MHP is collaborating with Montgomery County, the American Red Cross, and area nonprofits to help residents who were displaced by an early morning fire at the Flower Branch Apartments in the Long Branch community. MHP is managing a dedicated donation fund to help the more than 50 affected individuals get financial support to address their immediate and long-term needs. Learn more about this effort here.

MHP is taking part in a solar installation event at Crescent Park Village, a community developed by MHP in Southeast Washington, DC. Learn more here.

Flower Coffee Collective is launching in Long Branch! A media advisory about the opening celebration is here.

MHP is bringing a COVID vaccine clinic and free backpacks to residents of the Worthington Woods community in the District. A media release about the event is here.