Sandy Spring Meadow PowerPoint Presentation

Overview of RAD at Sandy Spring Meadows

The purpose of this page is to keep HOC stakeholders constantly informed during its transition to Project-Based Vouchers through the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program; however, it is specifically designed for all households affected by the conversion.

Property specific key developments, start and completion dates, vital contact information, and when possible, pictures or samples are provided in the Fact Sheet for all phases of the project. The information presented will inform residents about RAD and will help them engage with the agency throughout the transition process. All RAD-related information pertaining to HOC can be located on this page.

Please bookmark this page and check back for the latest RAD updates affecting your property. The page will be updated on an as needed basis. A weekly visit to the RAD webpage is recommended to remain informed on all developments.


Phase One: Application Submission

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved the RAD application, submitted by HOC, for Sandy Spring Meadows on December 18, 2013.

Phase Two: Planning the Renovation


HOC began planning the property’s renovation on February 1, 2014. Developing an efficient renovation plan took approximately six months to complete.


Planning the Renovation Updates

  • HOC’s Commissioners approved the development and financial plan for the property.
  • HOC submitted it plan to HUD on October 17, 2014.
  • HUD has agreed to review HOC's plan and provide feedback within 60 days of submission, or by December 18, 2014.
  • Upon completion of HUD's review process, a RAD Conversion Commitment (RCC) is issued to HOC signaling the formal approval to begin RAD conversion and mobilizing renovations to the property. HOC expects to commence in 2015.

Phase Three: Renovations Start

Contractor Information

To be determined.

Contact Information

HOC’s commitment is to remain transparent and keep all stakeholders informed of RAD related developments. Most important of all, HOC is committed to keeping affected households actively involved in the conversion process. Below is key contact information for RAD related questions, concerns or comments.
Contact person for renovation plan feedback: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Contact person during renovations: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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