Rockville Housing Enterprises

1300 Piccard Drive, Rockville, MD

There are no open waiting lists offered by Rockville Housing Enterprises. Go to the Maryland Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Maryland Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Rockville Housing Enterprises (RHE) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments is closed.

RHE last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 16, 2022, until March 18, 2022. 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.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the RHE website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Rockville Reports public notice on March 7, 2022.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 09/13/2022.

Closed: 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

The Rockville Housing Enterprises (RHE) Public Housing waiting list for 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments is closed.

RHE last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 16, 2022, until March 18, 2022. 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.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the RHE website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Rockville Reports public notice on March 7, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Rockville, Maryland. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Last Updated on 09/13/2022.

About Rockville Housing Enterprises

About the Rockville Housing Enterprises Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Rockville Housing Enterprises manages 332 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 7 11 5 285 21 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,273 $1,749 $1,022 $1,217 $972 $1,279
Monthly Cost $8,912 $19,238 $5,109 $346,861 $20,409 $3,837
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 6% having issued approximately 62 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 10 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 $18,536 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% 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 57% 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, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 31% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

34% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

69% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 46% of all heads of households being Black and 3% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Rockville Housing Enterprises Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 37% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 33% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 18% 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 Rockville Housing Enterprises voucher holders in 2016 was $538 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,376. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $162.

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.