Prince George's County

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Fast Facts:
  • Prince George’s was home to 967,201 people and 342,216 households in 2020. Since 2010, the county has added an average of 3,800 households and 3,200 housing units per year.
  • Thirty-eight percent of households were renters and 51 percent of renters had unaffordable housing costs.
  • Prince George’s County has adopted the 2030 COG housing targets.
  • Prince George’s County did not meet the annual production target of 2,380 units in 2020 or 2021, a total of 968 units were built in 2020 and 2021.
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Policy Status

Solving the region's affordable housing crisis requires a portfolio of policies to preserve existing affordable housing, produce more housing, and protect people from discrimination and displacement.

Preserve

Right of First Refusal

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Preservation Inventory

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Rental Assistance Demonstration

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Produce

Inclusionary Housing

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Housing Trust Fund

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Tax or Fee Exemptions

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Public Land

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Affordable Housing in TOD Priority

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Protect

Affordable Housing Priority

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Prevention of Displacement Priority

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Homebuyer Assistance

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Emergency Rental Assistance

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Housing First

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Local Tenant Vouchers

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Affordable Housing in All Neighborhoods

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Housing Outcomes

Local jurisdictions submitted data to enable the region to track housing production, preservation, and rental affordability.

Structural Racism

Discriminatory actions and racist public policies have produced inequitable outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and people of color in the Washington region, including lower incomes and wealth, lower homeownership rates, and higher rates of housing cost burden.

Housing Context

Understanding how household incomes relate to the supply of affordable rental and homeownership units will inform jurisdictions' efforts to meet the current and future housing needs of residents.

Elected Officials

  1. Angela Alsobrooks

    County Executive

  2. Calvin S. Hawkins II

    Chair At-Large

  3. Sydney J. Harrison

    Vice Chair - District 9

  4. Mel Franklin

    At-Large Council Member

  5. Monique Anderson-Walker

    Council Member - District 8

  6. Thomas E. Dernoga

    Council Member - District 1

  7. Dannielle Glaros

    Council Member - District 3

  8. Jolene Ivey

    Council Member - District 5

  9. Rodney C. Streeter

    Council Member - District 7

  10. Deni Taveras

    Council Member - District 2

  11. Todd Turner

    Council Member - District 4

Housing Officials

  1. Stephen Paul

    Executive Director, Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County

  2. Nathan Simms, Jr

    Executive Director, Housing Authority of Prince George's County

  3. Aspasia Xypolia

    Director, Department of Housing and Community Development