Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Tag Archives: housing

More on Housing as Infrastructure

Posted on by Amy Ginsburg

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Casey Anderson, the Chairman of the Planning Board, is writing a enlightening series of posts on the economics and trends that affect Montgomery County on The Third Place. Two recent ones are important enough that I want to repost them on the Friends of White Flint blog. We posted the first one titled,  Real Estate Development *Is* Infrastructure, yesterday.…

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Are we building enough homes?

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In a recent post on Greater Greater Washington, Dan Reed for Just Up the Pike shows that White Flint is second in Montgomery County for the number of residential units in the pipeline with 3,827 homes waiting  to be built.

If you add all of the county’s master plan or sector plan areas up, there were about 47,000 homes that have been approved to be built as of May 2018.…

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Will White Flint Fair Well with the Apartment Building Boom?

Posted on by Rebecca Hertz

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There has been an apartment boom in the Washington, D.C. area in the recent years. 39,122 apartments are being planned or built right now, which is the highest number ever recorded in this area. With this record number of apartments, “there is now a fierce competition to find people with the income to afford living in them.” Amenities that were once luxuries, such as stainless steel kitchens, spas, pools, and gyms, are now necessary for developers to even think about competing with others.…

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Baby Boomers, Will They Reside in White Flint?

Posted on by Rebecca Hertz

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In past posts, we have focused on White Flint, and Montgomery County in general’s, efforts to attract younger generations to live, work, and play in the cities throughout the county. Though the younger, millenial generation is important for White Flint to draw in, it seems the aging baby boomer generation may find their place in White Flint’s new multifamily units and apartments first.…

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