Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County
Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 29th, 2020, Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County serves Centreville, Chester and Sudlersville.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
|Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Housing Choice Voucher
Open Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Website: http://www.qacha.org/.
Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Phone: (410) 758-8634.
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County (HAQAC) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least May, 2015, until further notice.
To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Residents of Queen Anne's County.
For more information, visit the HAQAC website.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (410) 758-8634.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 09/22/2020.
Other Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Waiting Lists
Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County
(HAQAC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when the waiting list last opened, or when it will reopen.
Last Updated on 09/03/2015.
About Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County
More information about Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County can be found on its website at http://www.qacha.org/.
Representatives of Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County may be available by phone at (410) 758-8634. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County manages 150 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Tenant Protection ||Ported Out ||VASH |
||122 ||1 ||14 ||5 ||8 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$791 ||$626 ||$910 ||$1,116 ||$556 |
||$96,557 ||$626 ||$12,734 ||$5,582 ||$4,444 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Queen Anne's 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 27% having issued approximately 5 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 86 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $13,970 per year. 99% of households were very low income (VLI) and 89% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% 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, 50% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% 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.
57% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 53% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.
78% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 70% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 42% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
28% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 13% with 2 bedrooms and 59% 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 Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County voucher holders in 2016 was $342 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $896. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $192.
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 Queen Anne's County
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