About Housing & Community Development

The mission of the Frederick County Department of Housing and Community Development is to assist in the provision of affordable housing for Frederick County residents with an emphasis on special needs populations, senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and low to moderate income workforce households. For more information, read the Department Overview.

News and Announcements

County Spotlight: The Snowden House Project video

County Spotlight

Welcome Home to the Snowden Family:  

Comments from Executive Jan Gardner

  • Snowden Replacement Home
  • The "New House Ceremony"  scheduled for March 1 has been cancelled due to concern about thunderstorms predicted by the National Weather Service.  Please see the press release for additional information and to view the project from beginning to end, visit: https://youtu.be/-PPrWEn9Z0A.
  • Frederick County's Housing Rehabilitation Program replaces Ijamsville home - See FNP Article.
  • Planning Commission review of the 2016 Frederick County Housing Study.
  • 2016 Frederick County Housing StudyPresentation, and Video.
  • County partners celebrate groundbreaking for exciting new housing at 520 N. Market Street.  See press release.
  • Effective 10/1/2016 the Rental Programs office will be closed to the public on Wednesdays.
  • Frederick County residential renters who meet certain requirements may be eligible for the Renters' Tax Credit program.  If renters quality, they can receive a credit of as much as $750. More specific information is available at the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation.
  • Seton Village: Opening Fall 2014! A unique community for seniors. For more information, check out the informational flyer.
  • Frederick County Sr. Homeowners may be eligible for the Frederick County Senior Tax Credit.


Contact Us

  1. Housing & Community Development
    5340 Spectrum Drive
    Suite A
    Frederick, MD 21703

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    Ph: 301-600-1061
    Fx: 301-600-3585

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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