Hagerstown Housing Authority

35 West Baltimore Street, Hagerstown, MD

There are seven waiting lists open now offered by Hagerstown Housing Authority.

Hagerstown Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Gateway Crossing Mixed Income | Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
C. Williams Brooks Senior Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
McCleary Hill Mixed Income Open Until Further Notice
AMP 1 Open Until Further Notice
AMP 2 Open Until Further Notice
AMP 3 Open Until Further Notice
AMP 4 Open Until Further Notice

Hagerstown Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs in Hagerstown.

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

Open Until Further Notice: Gateway Crossing Mixed Income | Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) Mixed Income/Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Gateway Crossing is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least December, 2018, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/18/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: C. Williams Brooks Senior Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) Senior (62+) Public Housing waiting list for apartments at C. Williams Brooks is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least December, 2018, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Last Updated on 12/17/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: McCleary Hill Mixed Income Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) Mixed Income waiting list for 1, 2, 3, and 4-Bedroom apartments at McCleary Hill is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2020, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Last Updated on 03/18/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: AMP 1 Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) AMP 1 waiting list for 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom apartments at Parkside Homes, Frederick Manor, Douglass Court, and Scattered Sites is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2020, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Last Updated on 03/18/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: AMP 2 Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) Senior (50+)/Disabled AMP 2 waiting list for Efficiency and 1-Bedroom apartments at Walnut Towers is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2020, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Last Updated on 03/18/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: AMP 3 Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) AMP 3 waiting list for 2, 3, 4, and 5-Bedroom apartments at Noland Village is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2020, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Last Updated on 03/18/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: AMP 4 Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Hagerstown Housing Authority (HHA) Senior (50+)/Disabled AMP 4 waiting list for Efficiency and 1-Bedroom apartments at Potomac Towers is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2020, until further notice.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Live or work in Washington County
  • Elderly/Disability
  • Working/Employed

For more information, the HHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (301) 733-6911.

Last Updated on 03/18/2022.

About Hagerstown Housing Authority

About the Hagerstown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Hagerstown Housing Authority manages 865 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 759 59 46
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $602 $1,298 $448
Monthly Cost $457,186 $76,573 $20,629
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 16% having issued approximately 56 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 29 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 $12,366 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 7% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 51% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 30% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

44% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

41% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 33% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Hagerstown Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 32% include at least one person with a disability. 59% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 76% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

36% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Hagerstown Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $296 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $662. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $140.

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.