HOC Administrative Plan & ACOP Revisions

Notice of Publication

 The Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County (HOC) has developed proposed revisions and new additions for its Administrative Plan for the Housing Choice Voucher program (“Administrative Plan”) and Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) for the Public Housing program. The proposed changes involve HUD’s required streamlining administrative regulations and removal of HOC’s One-Strike Policy. The Administrative Plan document defines and describes the policies for the operation of HOC’s Housing Choice Voucher program. The ACOP document defines and describes the policies for the operation of HOC’s Public Housing program. These revisions will go into effect following approval by HOC’s Commission.

These proposed changes to HOC’s Administrative Plan and ACOP are available for public review and comment. Additionally, physical copies of these revisions are available at each of the following locations: (1) HOC’s main office at 10400 Detrick Avenue in Kensington; (2) HOC’s Up-County Office at 231 East Deer Park Drive in Gaithersburg; and HOC’s two Customer Service Centers, (3) 8241 Georgia Avenue 3rd Floor, Silver Spring, and (4) 101 Lakeforest Blvd., #200, Gaithersburg. HOC’s hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

The proposed revisions are as follows:

The public comment period for these documents ends on January 10, 2017. All written comments may be directed by mail to Stacy Spann, Executive Director, at 10400 Detrick Avenue, Kensington, Maryland 20895 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To be considered, all comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 10, 2017.

HOC will hold a public hearing on these proposed revisions at 3:30 p.m. on January 11, 2017 at its Detrick Avenue location. There will be an opportunity to provide oral comments on the day of the public hearing.