2017 Accomplishments

Increased Financial Resources for Rental Housing

  • Led a successful effort to secure another $20 Million for the Rental Housing Works Program in FY18 - for a total of $113.7 million in new State funding the last six years.  In addition, RHW has been included in the 5 Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) at sustainable levels starting in FY20.
  • Successfully advocated for full funding of the DHCD rental housing budget.
Provided Learning Opportunities and Kept Members Informed
  • Held a very successful Housing Day with over 220 attendees.
  • Continued the Brown Bag Lunch series and held ten educational sessions on key and timely rental housing issues, such as site selection and affordable housing finance, the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program, cooperative housing models, the role of CDFI’s, as well as a private tour of the “Undesign the Redline” exhibit and two energy efficiency themed meetings focused on new air sealing technology and minimizing mold in multifamily buildings. (see attached calendar of events).
  • Sponsored a five week maintenance tech training at CCBC in Reisterstown and held a Mediation and De-Escalation Training for Property Managers.
  • Provided E-newsletters throughout the year and used to the MAHC website to keep members informed of important topics in the rental housing industry.
  • Committees met throughout the year and provided members a chance to learn through peer exchange and guest speakers.
Provided Opportunities to Network with Peers and Celebrate Success
  • Held our 17th Annual Meeting in Baltimore with record attendance of over 350 people; Keynote Speaker Senator Maria Cantwell; Remarks from DHCD Secretary Ken Holt, and a panel discussion on the potential impacts of tax reform and the federal budget.
  • Hosted our third annual Spring Breakfast with the DHCD Secretary in Linthicum, a Holiday Mixer in Baltimore, and added quarterly networking happy hour events around the State.


2016 Accomplishments

Increased Financial Resources for Rental Housing

  • Led a successful effort to secure another $20 Million for the Rental Housing Works Program - for a total of $113.5 million in new State funding the last five years.
  • Successfully advocated for full funding of the DHCD rental housing budget.

 Provided Learning Opportunities and Kept Members Informed

  • Held a very successful Housing Day with over 250 attendees.
  • Continued the Brown Bag Lunch series and held seven educational sessions on key and timely rental housing issues, such as a new voucher program, DHCD bond programs and QAP, and challenges in developing affordable housing in areas of opportunity as well as two energy efficiency themed meetings on the DHCD energy programs and on how to select HVAC systems for the new sealed building environment. (see attached calendar of events)
  • Sponsored a five week maintenance tech training at CCBC in Reisterstown.
  • Launched a successful Bond Financing 101 and 201 training series. 
  • Created a better newsletter template and provided E-newsletters throughout the year to keep members informed of important topics in the rental housing industry.
  • Committees met throughout the year and provided members a chance to learn through peer exchange.

Provided Opportunities to Network with Peers and Celebrate Success

  • Held our 16th Annual Meeting in Baltimore with attendance of over 300 people; Keynote Speaker Bob Moss, National Director of Governmental Affairs for CohnReznick; Remarks from Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, and a panel discussion on Local and State Housing Needs and Initiatives.
  • Hosted our second annual Spring Breakfast with the DHCD Secretary in Annapolis and a Holiday Mixer in Baltimore.

2015 Accomplishments

Increased Financial Resources for Rental Housing

  • Led a successful effort to secure another $20 Million for the Rental Housing Works Program - for a total of $81.5 million in new State funding the last four years.
  • Successfully advocated for full funding of the DHCD rental housing budget.

Provided Learning Opportunities and Kept Members Informed

  • Held a very successful Housing Day with over 250 attendees and debuted our new affordable housing advocacy video to Legislators.
  • Continued the Brown Bag Lunch series and held eight educational sessions on key and timely rental housing issues, such as trends in financing and underwriting, transit oriented development and the red line extension, Enterprise Green Communities standards, and a case study on in-place rehabilitation as well as energy efficiency themed meetings on the implementation of the new energy codes, latest technology in ventilation and moisture control, and energy efficient design issues in rehabilitation of older buildings.
  • Co-Sponsored the Energy Road Show in Baltimore with the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA).
  • Co-Sponsored a full day Property Management Training in Columbia.
  • Launched our new website and provided E-newsletters throughout the year to keep members informed of important topics in the rental housing industry.
  • Committees met throughout the year and provided members with a chance to learn through peer exchange.

Provided Opportunities to Network with Peers and Celebrate Success

  • Held our 15th Annual Meeting in Baltimore with a record attendance of over 300; commemorated our 15th anniversary and all MAHC has accomplished, Keynote Speaker Ron Terwilliger, Retired CEO of Trammel Crow and Chairman of the Enterprise Board, a DHCD update from Secretary Kenneth Holt and panel discussion on disparate impact.
  • Hosted our first annual Spring Breakfast with the DHCD Secretary in Annapolis and a Holiday Mixer in Baltimore.


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