Patterson Reappointed to Second Term on Planning Board

The County Council has reappointed Commissioner Tina Patterson to the Montgomery County Planning Board for a second term, recognizing Patterson’s experience in alternative dispute resolution, commitment to economic development and the parks system, as well as her work on racial equity and social justice issues.

County Renters Can Now Apply for Rent Relief in Third Phase of Program

County residents who rent their housing and have been financially affected by the pandemic may be eligible to now apply for additional funds providing rent relief, officials announced. The county has entered the third phase of the COVID Rent Relief Program with an additional $59 million on top of $21 million already dedicated to the funding by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.