Housing Authority of Prince Georges County

9200 Basil Court, Suite 107
Largo, Prince Georges County, Maryland 20774

Housing Authority of Prince Georges County is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), and Moderate Rehabilitation programs.

Housing Authority of Prince Georges County serves Prince Georges County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Prince George's County, Maryland Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Public Housing Closed
Moderate Rehabilitation Closed

Other Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Website: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/906/Housing-Authority.

Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Phone: (301) 883-5501.

Closed: Prince George's County, Maryland Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Prince George's County (HAPGC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from October 5, 2015, until October 16, 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the HAPGC website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Last Updated on 11/21/2019.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Prince George's County (HAPGC) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 9, 2016, until May 13, 2016. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

1,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the HAPGC website.

Last Updated on 11/21/2019.

Closed: Moderate Rehabilitation Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Prince George's County (HAPGC) waiting list for Moderate Rehabilitation apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 9, 2016, until May 13, 2016. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the HAPGC website.

Last Updated on 11/21/2019.

About Housing Authority of Prince Georges County

More information about Housing Authority of Prince Georges County can be found on its website at https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/906/Housing-Authority.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Prince Georges County may be available by phone at (301) 883-5501. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of October 23rd, 2021, it is not known if Housing Authority of Prince Georges County is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 04/10/2019, Housing Authority of Prince Georges County is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Prince Georges County manages 5,617 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 4,238 72 442 523 183 159
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,205 $1,083 $1,354 $1,229 $1,215 $1,048
Monthly Cost $5,106,258 $77,986 $598,322 $642,869 $222,274 $166,626

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Prince Georges County

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 13% having issued approximately 426 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 25 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $19,099 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 43% 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 46% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 14% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

52% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 51% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

98% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 96% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 24% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 62% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 39% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% 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 Housing Authority of Prince Georges County voucher holders in 2016 was $497 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,187. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $249.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of Prince Georges County

Owens Road

1100 Owens Rd
Oxon Hill, Maryland

Marlborough Towne

1801 Tanow Pl
District Heights, Maryland

Kimberly Gardens

9146 Cherry Ln
Laurel, Maryland

Cottage City Towers

4142 Bunker Hill Rd
Bridger, Maryland

Rollingcrest Village

1376 Chillum Rd
Hyattsville, Maryland

Glassmanor

1207 Marcy Ave
Oxon Hill, Maryland

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of Prince Georges County

Glenarden Hills

8441 Marvin Wilson Way,
Lanham, Maryland