For 27 years, HIP has provided comprehensive housing development and counseling services to residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. It develops high-quality, affordable, green rental housing, and acquires and renovates foreclosed homes, which it then sells to low- and moderate-income buyers. HIP has developed over 490 rental homes, 70 for-sale single family homes and, since 2003, has counseled over 15,000 families to avoid foreclosure, prepare for home ownership, and improve their finances. In 2016 alone, 35 homeless families moved into permanent rental homes thanks to HIP’s financial counseling and support. Always on the cutting edge of green building, HIP constructed and sold the first “passive” house in Prince George’s County and promotes energy savings and native landscaping in its homes. For our neighbors who struggle to keep a roof over their heads, this innovative organization does more than renovate homes; it renovates lives.
Awards & Recognition
Prince George's County Council Proclamation on 25th Anniversary - 2015
Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Initiative, Neighborhood Builder Award - 2004
Commitment to Excellence, Honorable Mention: Mt. Rainier Artist Housing - 11/16/04
E&G Group Dedication of Milestone, Russell on 16th - 10/26/04
HAND Housing Architectural Award, Best Project: Mt. Rainier Artist Housing - 06/07/04
Maryland Vision Awards, Redevelopment and Revitalization - 10/03/03
Maryland Society/The American Institute of Architecture Merit Award: Mt. Rainier Artist Housing - 09/25/03
MAHT, Award of Excellence - 02/12/02
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