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Montgomery County Executive Elrich to Announce Completion of Two-Year Apartment Building Inspection Initiative That is Area's Most Aggressive for Large Jurisdictions

For Immediate Release: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Montgomery County Executive Elrich to Announce Completion of Two-Year Apartment Building Inspection Initiative That is Area's Most Aggressive for Large Jurisdictions

Thursday, August 8, 2019

12:30 p.m.

Executive Office Building

101 Monroe Street, Lobby Level Auditorium, Rockville

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich to announce that the County recently completed its two-year initiative to inspect 686 apartment buildings - a new protocol that is the most aggressive among large jurisdictions in the Washington area. Elrich will be joined by County Councilmember Tom Hucker, Renters Alliance Executive Director Matt Losak, and other officials.

Elrich has been a long-time advocate of affordable housing – and, safe housing. As a County Councilmember, he sponsored tenant rights legislation Bill 19-15, which created the apartment inspection initiative.

The press conference will be live-streamed on Facebook at www.facebook.com/montgomerycountyinfo .

Parking: Public parking is available on the lower level of the Council Office Building garage at the corner of Monroe and Jefferson streets.

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Release ID: 19-027
Media Contact: Lorraine Driscoll 240-777-6507