Baltimore County Office of Housing

6401 York Road, Baltimore, MD

There are four waiting lists open now offered by Baltimore County Office of Housing.

Baltimore County Office of Housing Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Remington Apartments Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Now
Lyon Homes 1 Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Tabco Towers Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Lyon Homes 2 Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Baltimore County, Maryland Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Prospect Place Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Aigburth Vale Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed

Baltimore County Office of Housing offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs in Baltimore County.

Go to the Maryland Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Maryland Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Now: Remington Apartments Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Disabled Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Remington is open.

The BCOH is accepting applications for this waiting list from March 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm, until January 1, 2050 at 12:00 am ET.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.
  • The head of household has been terminated from the County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The head of household is displaced either due to acquisition or demolition of their unit by Baltimore County Government, or in conjunction with County redevelopment efforts.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BCOH website on December 1, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (410) 887-8383.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 12/01/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Lyon Homes 1 Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Disabled Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Lyon Homes 1 is open.

The BCOH is accepting applications for this waiting list from January 1, 2016 at 12:00 am ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.
  • The head of household has been terminated from the County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The head of household is displaced either due to acquisition or demolition of their unit by Baltimore County Government, or in conjunction with County redevelopment efforts.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BCOH website on December 1, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (410) 887-8383.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 12/01/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Tabco Towers Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Senior Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Tabco Towers is open.

The BCOH is accepting applications for this waiting list from March 25, 2020 at 12:00 am ET, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.
  • The head of household has been terminated from the County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The head of household is displaced either due to acquisition or demolition of their unit by Baltimore County Government, or in conjunction with County redevelopment efforts.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BCOH website on December 1, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 410-887-8383.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 12/01/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Lyon Homes 2 Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Disabled Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Lyon Homes 2 is open.

The BCOH is accepting applications for this waiting list from March 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm, until March 5, 2050 at 12:00 am ET.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.
  • The head of household has been terminated from the County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The head of household is displaced either due to acquisition or demolition of their unit by Baltimore County Government, or in conjunction with County redevelopment efforts.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BCOH website on December 1, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (410) 887-8383.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 12/01/2022.

Closed: Baltimore County, Maryland Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in July, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received. Applicants placed on the waiting list will receive a notice from the BCOH.

For more information, visit the BCOH website, or call the office at (410) 887-2766.

Last Updated on 07/19/2018.

Closed: Prospect Place Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Prospect Place is closed.

The BCOH last accepted applications for this waiting list from an unconfirmed open date until December 31, 2022. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.
  • The head of household has been terminated from the County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The head of household is displaced either due to acquisition or demolition of their unit by Baltimore County Government, or in conjunction with County redevelopment efforts.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BCOH website on December 8, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Last Updated on 12/31/2022.

Closed: Aigburth Vale Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Baltimore County Office of Housing (BCOH) Senior Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Aigburth Vale is closed.

The BCOH last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 15, 2020, until December 31, 2022. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • Live, work or have been hired to work in Baltimore County.
  • The head of household has been terminated from the County’s Housing Choice Voucher Program due to insufficient program funding.
  • The head of household is displaced either due to acquisition or demolition of their unit by Baltimore County Government, or in conjunction with County redevelopment efforts.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the BCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the BCOH website on December 1, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Last Updated on 12/31/2022.

About Baltimore County Office of Housing

Office Hours

Open today from 8:30am to 4:30pm ET.

Day Hours
Monday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

About the Baltimore County Office of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Baltimore County Office of Housing manages 5,436 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Family Unification Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 4,699 65 119 256 129
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $960 $1,197 $1,272 $793 $856
Monthly Cost $4,510,799 $77,825 $151,420 $202,916 $110,416
Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 7% having issued approximately 854 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 22 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $15,836 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 26% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 68% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 30% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

42% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 39% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

72% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 69% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Baltimore County Office of Housing Housing Choice Voucher program, 31% include at least one person with a disability. 46% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 72% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

32% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Baltimore County Office of Housing voucher holders in 2016 was $418 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,099. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $135.

1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.