Lack of affordable housing is the leading cause of homelessness in Montgomery County.

Incorporated in 2005, Coalition Homes (CH), an affiliate of Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless (MCCH), is the only developer of permanent supportive housing projects in Montgomery County. CH acquires, develops and manages permanent supportive housing to meet the needs of the most vulnerable populations with disabilities. In this capacity, CH plays a crucial role to end homelessness consistent with MCCH's mission of making homelessness rare, brief and non-recurring in Montgomery County. Coalition Home's mission is create, own and operate permanent housing solutions to help end homelessness in Montgomery County.

Coalition Homes currently owns and manages 186 units spread geographically across Montgomery County urban centers, primarily in Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Bethesda, Germantown and Clarksburg. CH tenants include single adults and families, who are living in scattered single and multi-family dwellings, duplexes, condominiums, and townhomes. CH provides 24/7 property management services in coordination with support services from MCCH.

Board of Directors

Susie Sinclair-Smith, Chair
Coalition Homes, Inc., President
Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless, Chief Executive Officer

Dick Pettit, Vice-Chair
Pettit Companies

Matthew Leydig, Board Member

Kenneth Tecler, Board Member

Jay Berkowitz, Board Member


Dexter Price
Director of Property Management 

Cheryl Shaw
Property Manager

Te'arria Strozier
Property Manager

Nijah Ligon
Property Manager

Richard Bishop
Facilities Technician

Sean Burrow
Facilities Supervisor

Kirsten Wingerd
Staff Accountant 



To learn more about our Coalition Homes efforts, contact 301-917-6647.