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Sites Available for Affordable Housing Development

Montgomery County continues to build on its recent successes in adding to the affordable housing stock by offering 18 County-owned properties for the development of affordable housing. To assist in selecting a development partner, we are issuing a series of Requests for Developer Proposals (RFDPs) for each property. The first round of RFDPs was issued Thursday, September 1. Please visit our Affordable Housing project page to learn more about the RFDP process and submission instructions.

Future of the Chevy Chase Library

Information on the Chevy Chase Library Building Project and opportunities to provide comments may be found here.


Our Mission

The Office of Planning and Development implements and manages the County’s redevelopment projects by creating opportunities for public-private partnerships that leverage County assets and facilitate Executive initiatives.

OPD advises the County Executive and elected officials on planning and land use matters related to County land and the optimal use of County resources, managing facility planning, acquisition of land for County facilities and disposition of County-owned land no longer needed for public use. 

Finally, OPD manages special projects that utilize the team’s unique and varied areas of expertise.

Click on the  Lifecycle of an OPD Project to see how these activities interrelate.


OPD’s principal activities are listed below. Click on each for additional information: