Harford County Housing Agency

This housing agency serves Harford County, Maryland.

Waiting List
Closed: Harford County, Maryland Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

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

The Harford County Housing Agency is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications since at least November 2019, until March 1, 2023. 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 or work in Harford County
  • Family with dependent children
  • At least one family member worked 32+ hours per week for the previous 12 months
  • Head/co-head/spouse elderly (62+) or disabled
  • Veteran or a surviving spouse of a veteran
  • Experiencing homelessness
  • Living in a homeless shelter, institution (jail, nursing home, group home), living on the street, living with friends or relatives

The maximum income limits for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 person- $21,250 | 5 person- $32,750
  • 2 person- $24,250 | 6 person- $35,150
  • 3 person- $27,300|  7 person- $39,010
  • 4 person- $30,300 | 8 person- $43,430

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

For more information, visit the HCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HCHA website on March 1, 2023.

About The Agency

Harford County Housing Agency provides affordable housing for up to 1,272 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

15 South Main Street, Bel Air, MD

Visit Website(410) 638-3045

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Harford County Housing Agency?

Harford County Housing Agency serves 926 low-income households. The agency manages 1,287 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Harford County Housing Agency?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 82 percent of households served by Harford County Housing Agency. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 98 percent of Harford County Housing Agency households.

How many Harford County Housing Agency residents are employed?

Working adults head 157 households and make up 17 percent of households served by Harford County Housing Agency.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Harford County Housing Agency?

There are 694 female-headed renter households living in Harford County Housing Agency housing. Households headed by females are 75% of those served by the Harford County Housing Agency.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Harford County Housing Agency renters?

Black 435
Native American 9
Asian-Pacific Islander 9
White 426
Hispanic 46

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Harford County Housing Agency?

There are 398 households headed by seniors served by the Harford County Housing Agency. Senior households are 43% of households in Harford County Housing Agency housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Harford County Housing Agency housing?

There are 416 persons with disabilities living in Harford County Housing Agency housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 45% of households served by the Harford County Housing Agency.

How often does Harford County Housing Agency open new waiting lists?

Harford County Housing Agency’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on November 1, 2019 and closed on March 1, 2023.