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Federal, State and Local Housing Officials Celebrate Opening of Senior Rental Housing in Silver Spring

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth C. Holt joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's District of Columbia Field Office Director Marvin Turner, and other development partners to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Bonifant at Silver Spring.

Secretary Kenneth C. Holt joined Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, HUD District of Columbia Field Office Director Marvin Turner, and other partners to celebrate the grand opening of the Bonifant at Silver Spring.

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Kenneth C. Holt joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s District of Columbia Field Office Director Marvin Turner, and other development partners to celebrate the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Bonifant at Silver Spring.  Sponsored by the Montgomery Housing Partnership and the Donahoe Development Company, the Bonfiant is a newly constructed, 11-story, high-rise residential apartment building located next to the new Silver Spring Library and a future Purple Line metro station that will provide 149 units of affordable rental housing for active, independent seniors.  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development provided $1,127,972 in federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, $22 million in tax-exempt short-term bonds, and a $3,583,340 loan through the Rental Housing Works program.

For more information, visit http://www2.montgomerycountymd.gov/mcgportalapps/Press_Detail.aspx?Item_ID=15214

The Bonifant at Silver Spring will provide 149 units of affordable rental housing for seniors.

The Bonifant at Silver Spring will provide 149 units of affordable rental housing for seniors.