The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently launched a new program to assist in sharing the history of African American activism and achievement. To find out more information about the Action Fund and how to apply for a grant ranging from $50,000 to $150,000 visit the website.
Tax Credits for Improvements to Historic Resources
As of December 21, 2017, the amortization period for the County’s historic property tax credit program has been extended from five years to ten years. CB-48-2017, proposed by Councilmember Deni Taveras and introduced by the full Council, was adopted by the Prince George’s County Council on October 24, 2017 and signed into law by County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III on November 3, 2017. This new provision allows owners of historic resources who participate in the County’s program, more time to realize the property tax-based refunds available for rehabilitation or restoration expenses approved by the Historic Preservation Commission. Find updated Preservation Tax Credit application materials here.
Historic Berwyn Heights Walking Tour
Historic Berwyn Heights launches a digital walking tour with an app developed by the M-NCPPC, Prince George's County Planning Department's GIS Section. Check it out!
Historic Preservation Commission Monthly Meetings
The next HPC monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 6:30 p.m., 4th Floor Board Room, County Administration Building, 14741 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. View Meeting Agendas.
4th Floor Board Room, County Administration Building