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Enterprise Celebrates Grand Opening of Cherrydale Apartments in Baltimore

Green Renovation of 186 Affordable Apartments in Cherry Hill Neighborhood. BALTIMORE, MD - October 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Sheila Dixon, Baltimore Housing Commissioner Paul Graziano and community residents joined Enterprise today to celebrate the grand reopening of Cherrydale Apartments in Baltimore. Cherrydale Apartments, which has provided affordable rental housing for low- and moderate-income families in Baltimore’s Cherry Hill neighborhood for more than 40 years, was renovated to meet the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria for affordable housing.

Governor O’Malley Announces Expansion of Home Weatherization Program

Announcement includes weatherization projects among the first among the first in the nation funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. SILVER SPRING, MD - June 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Martin O’Malley today joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and other officials to formally announce Maryland’s first steps in expanding its home weatherization program, designed to benefit thousands of low-income families throughout the state. The Governor participated in a home energy efficiency audit at the home of Richard and Sonja Lowery in Silver Spring.

Enterprise to Use $95 Million Recovery Act Allocation as Cataylst for Green Development, Job...

Green Communities New Markets Tax Credit Program Launched. Columbia, MD - May 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Through its subsidiary, ESIC New Markets Partners LP, Enterprise Community Investment, Inc. (Enterprise) received $95 million in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) authority from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. Enterprise is one of 32 Community Development Entities (CDEs) receiving an allocation of the $1.5 billion in NMTC awards as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This new allocation brings Enterprise’s total NMTC awards to $610 million, $515 million of which has previously been invested in low-income communities nationwide.

Green Economy Task Force Holds First Meeting; Group Will Help Make Montgomery County National...

February 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Montgomery County officials today convened a newly appointed Green Economy Task Force as part of County Executive Isiah Leggett’s new Green Economic Development Initiative (GEDI). The goal of the initiative is to advance businesses, technologies, and jobs within Montgomery County that develop, deploy or adopt green products and services

Governor O’Malley Introduces 2009 Smart, Green and Growing Legislative Initiatives

ANNAPOLIS, MD - January 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Martin O’Malley today unveiled a series of initiatives comprising part of the O’Malley-Brown Administration’s 2009 legislative agenda.

International Code Council COO Dominic Sims to Keynote 2009 EnergyValue Housing Awards

Annual Award Program Honors Top Builders of Energy-Efficient and Green Homes Upper Marlboro, MD - December 22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Dominic Sims, Chief...

Prince George’s County Offers Christmas Tree Recycling Program

LARGO, MD - December 12, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Prince George’s County Department of Environmental Resources’ (DER) Waste Management Group (WMG) will provide...

Governor O’Malley Senators Mikulski, Cardin Encourage Low-Income Households to Apply for Energy Assistance

Program expected to serve over 102,000 households BALTIMORE, MD - December 09, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Martin O’Malley, joined today by Senators...

Montgomery County Sponsors Regional Solar Energy Conference

December 02, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Economic Development (DED) are co-sponsoring the Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar...

Application Period Open for 2009 EnergyValue Housing Award

Annual Award Competition Honors Nation's Premier Energy-Efficient and Environmentally-Responsible Home Builders Upper Marlboro, Md. - The NAHB Research Center has announced the start of the...

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Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental...

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today took part in the ribbon cutting ceremony for The Bonifant at Silver Spring, a mixed-income 11-story apartment building with 149 units for seniors age 62 or older

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EPA Backs Maryland Plan to Improve Water Quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has approved and helped fund a $303 million plan by Maryland to implement 36 clean water projects, including a series of major improvements to control stormwater and enhance wastewater infrastructure in Baltimore