An overview of MACo’s advocacy on housing and community development legislation in the 2019 General Assembly.
Under the umbrella of housing and community development, MACo advocates in support of legislation that advances local efforts to address public and affordable housing, blight, foreclosure, and community development.
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Homeless Veteran and Domestic Assualt Survivor Housing Grant Program
MACo supported the establishment of a local housing voucher grant program to support homeless veterans and survivors of domestic violence. This legislation also provides provisions that would help to ensure funds are awarded to jurisdictions that demonstrate an active level of local investment. The bill passed both Houses of the General Assembly and will be sent to the Governor for his signature.