LT. GOVERNOR BROWN, DHCD TO RECOGNIZE CAPITAL AREA COMMUNITY LEGACY FUNDING RECIPIENTS
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES
LT. GOVERNOR BROWN, DHCD TO
RECOGNIZE CAPITAL AREA COMMUNITY
LEGACY FUNDING RECIPIENTS
HYATTSVILLE, Md. (November 29, 2012) – TOMORROW, Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown will join Secretary Raymond A. Skinner of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, local officials and community development and nonprofit representatives to congratulate capital area awardees whose projects will benefit from approximately $1.6 million in Community Legacy program awards and celebrate the investments’ future impact in the awardees’ communities.
This year’s grants, totaling $5.5 million statewide, will benefit a total of 58 projects in 19 counties and Baltimore City, as announced by Lt. Governor Brown and DHCD at a press conference held on Wednesday of this week in Baltimore. Nine capital area projects in Prince George’s, Montgomery and Calvert counties received awards totaling $1,615,000. Projects include, but are not limited to, façade improvements, the rehabilitation of blighted commercial properties and streetscape upgrades.
The goal of Community Legacy is to provide local governments and community development organizations with funding for essential projects aimed at strengthening communities by retaining and attracting businesses and encouraging homeownership and commercial revitalization.
WHAT: Lt. Governor Brown, DHCD to Recognize Capital Area Community Legacy Funding Recipients
WHERE: Bus Boys and Poets
5331 Baltimore Avenue
WHEN: TOMORROW, Friday, November 30, 2012