Bon Secours Benet House
400 Millington Ave
Baltimore, Baltimore City County, Maryland 21223

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Funding Programs

Bon Secours Benet House was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. Bon Secours Benet House is among only 113 Section 202 properties in Maryland and 6,166 in the country.


Bon Secours Benet House 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).

Bon Secours Benet House is an apartment community containing 112 rental units. The property contains 76 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Bon Secours Benet House is home to not more than 150 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Bon Secours Benet House provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Baltimore, MD by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

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 no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Unit Mix

Bon Secours Benet House contains a mix of 112 assisted studio and one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 36 Studio and 76 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 32% Studio and 68% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Bon Secours Benet House is 0.68.

Maryland's 3rd

Congressional District


Total Units


Project Based Sec. 8 Units


Section 202 Units


Senior Units


% of Fair Market Rent


Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

Studio and One

Unit Mix


Average Bedroom Size

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