The City of Rockville Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) plans and implements activities that seek to ensure fair and equitable relations between landlords and tenants; increase the supply of affordable housing; and maintain existing housing in a safe and habitable conditions. Moreover, through its social and community services programs, HCD seeks to maximize access to opportunities that enable all persons to fully develop their capabilities, achieve individual self-sufficiency, and live in human dignity. Below are the services and program areas under DHCD.
Information and Referral City staff helps locate human service resources that provide financial assistance, housing and temporary shelter, emergency food, childcare, treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, health care, mental healthcare and other services.
Educational Seminars City staff provide seminars on a broad range of topics, including, financial empowerment, affordable housing, accessing social services, social and emotional issues for school age children, substance abuse prevention, bullying, conflict resolution, and coping with stress.