Work Force Housing

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The purpose of the Work Force Housing (WFH) program, which became effective in December of 2006, is to promote the construction of housing intended to:

(1) allow households with incomes between 71% and 120% of the Washington DC area median income to have greater housing choices in the County;

(2) increase the availability of housing in the County for public employees and other workers whose income cannot support the high cost of housing near their workplace and who, as a result, are increasingly priced out of housing;

(3) assist County employers in reducing critical labor shortages of skilled and semi-skilled workers by providing housing that will be accessible to their workplace; and

(4) reduce traffic congestion by shortening commute distances for employees who work in the County.

The WFH Program compliments Montgomery County’s nationally recognized Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) program and other County programs designed to promote affordable housing. Incomes of households served by the WFH program exceed those served by the MPDU program.

The WFH Program provides households an opportunity to purchase a home at a below-market sales price in exchange for certain controls on the property, including

  • restrictions on the price homeowners can charge when they resell the WFH Unit, and
  • restrictions on the amount of appreciation they will receive upon resale. In exchange for these controls, households are able to own a home in a desirable area of Montgomery County.

The sales prices for the WFH units are determined by the County and are calculated at a level that are intended to be affordable to households at the income levels served by the program. Because the sales prices are calculated at a level affordable to an “average” household, the actual sales price may or may not be affordable to your specific household; however, these sales prices are not negotiable. Owners of WFH units are required to live in the unit as their primary residence.

What a great opportunity and place to call home! If you work in Montgomery County and want to own your home, the advantages are numerous. For more information see Department of Housing and Community Affairs Workforce Housing Program.

About the Author: Eileen K. is a native Marylander who has lived in Prince Georges, Montgomery and Carroll Counties.

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Short Sale
$275,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
990
SQFT
King Farm Codm #4-104
101 Watkins Pond Boulevard 4-104
Rockville, MD 20850
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$299,900
Condo For Sale
Pending
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATH
1,140
SQFT
500 King Farm Boulevard 104 #104
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Baileys Common Subdivision
$379,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,322
SQFT
531 Lawson Way 108 #108
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Subdivision
$399,999
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,464
SQFT
502 King Farm Boulevard 205 #205
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$599,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,962
SQFT
721 Pleasant Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$599,888
Condo For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,109
SQFT
King Farm Villag #404
802 Grand Champion Drive 404
Rockville, MD 20850
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$599,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,968
SQFT
516 Redland Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Watkins Pond Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$649,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,740
SQFT
102 Pasture Side Place
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Watkins Pond Subdivision
$650,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,142
SQFT
121 Elmcroft Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Watkins Pond Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$650,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,560
SQFT
1306 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$665,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,867
SQFT
142 Pasture Side Way
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Watkins Pond Subdivision
$675,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,560
SQFT
1210 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Subdivision
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$675,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,375
SQFT
918 Havencrest Street
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Baileys Common Subdivision
$725,000
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,506
SQFT
213 Deer Meadow Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Watkins Pond Subdivision
$729,900
Townhouse For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,122
SQFT
1005 Pleasant Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
King Farm Baileys Common Subdivision
$849,950
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
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SQFT
217 Creek Valley Lane
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