Housing Authority of Prince Georges County
9400 Peppercorn Place Largo, MD 20774

301-883-5531

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Prince Georges County administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 8 projects which contain 372 affordable rental units. It also administers 5,750 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Prince Georges County is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Prince Georges County between Public Housing Units (6%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (94%) to that of all housing authorities in MD, Housing Authority of Prince Georges County has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in MD.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of Prince Georges County manages 6 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 79. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of Prince Georges County range from a high of 99 to a low of 57.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County portfolio is Glassmanor and the lowest scoring property is Kimberly Gardens.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 83% of properties managed by Housing Authority of Prince Georges County have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Housing Authority of Prince Georges County owns and manages 372 public housing units in 8 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of Prince Georges County is $332.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of MD ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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8

Public Housing Projects

372

Public Housing Units

5,750

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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