Amity Ramble Apartments
116 Parkin St
Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21201

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Funding Programs

Amity Ramble Apartments was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Project Based Sec. 8 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 8

Amity Ramble Apartments has a project-based Section 8 contract. 56 of the 56 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 100% of the renter households in the property pay no more than 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

The current Section 8 contract was effective on July 01, 2016 and the contract expires on June 30, 2017. The Section 8 contract rent is 86.9% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $714.00 for One Bedroom and $956.00 for Two Bedroom.

26% of Maryland properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.

Overview

Amity Ramble Apartments is an affordable apartment community located in Baltimore, Maryland which is located in Baltimore City County. The property is located in Maryland's 3rd Congressional District served by Representative John Sarbanes (D), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D) and Senator Benjamin Cardin (D).

Amity Ramble Apartments is an apartment community containing 56 rental units. The property contains 84 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Amity Ramble Apartments is home to not more than 154 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Amity Ramble Apartments provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Baltimore, MD by this property is Project Based Sec. 8.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is a minimum rent payment of not less than $25 and as much as $50 for all subsidy recipients at this property. That means that even if a renter has zero income, they will still be required to pay rent. In recent years, there have been various legislative proposals to increase the Section 8 minimum rent but advocates make the valid point that minimum rents affect the poorest of the poor.

Unit Mix

Amity Ramble Apartments contains a mix of 56 assisted one and two bedroom apartments for rent. There are 28 One Bedroom and 28 Two Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 50% One Bedroom and 50% Two Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Amity Ramble Apartments is 1.5.

Maryland's 3rd

Congressional District

56

Total Units

56

Project Based Sec. 8 Units

86.9

% of Fair Market Rent

30-Jun-17

Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

One and Two

Unit Mix

1.5

Average Bedroom Size

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