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Community Resources

As part of the Town's vision and commitment to community development, we are providing information on community resources. For more information, please contact the Office of Development Services at (301) 927-6381.

  Central Kenilworth Avenue Revitalization Community Development Corporation(CKAR)

CKAR is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that forms strategic partnerships to implement projects in our Greater Riverdale community including workforce training/job development, environmental sustainability, business retention, advocacy and economic and community development.

DHCD_FINAL  Prince George's County Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) serves as the County chartered department responsible for the administration of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) entitlement programs, including Community Development Block Grants (CDBG), HOME and the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) at the local level.

Image result for habitat for humanityHabitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately 70 countries. Habitat’s vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Habitat works toward building strength, stability, and self-reliance in partnership with families in need of decent and affordable housing. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage.


Image result for tni pg county  Prince George's County Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) 
The Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative (TNI) is an effort by the county to focus on uplifting neighborhoods in the county that face significant economic, health, public safety, and educational challenges. Through this initiative, the county will improve the quality of life in those neighborhoods, while identifying ways to improve service delivery throughout the county for all residents.

Image result for hud   U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.

Image result for md dhcd  Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is proud to be at the forefront in implementing housing policy that promotes and preserves homeownership and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges of a growing Maryland.