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Affordable Housing In Allegany County
Maryland

27 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allegany County

Old Towne Manor

1510 E Oldtown Rd
Cumberland, Maryland
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Cumberland Arms

10 N Liberty St
Cumberland, Maryland
$880-980
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Valley View

81 Mechanic Street
Frostburg, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Hammond Heights

421 Hammond Street
Westernport, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Lana Lu

40 W. Main Street
Lonaconing, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Orchard Mews

16116 Orchard Mews Drive, SW
Cumberland, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Washington Ridge Apartments

200 Bishop Murphy Drive
Frostburg, Maryland
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Mountain View

220 Somerville Ave
Cumberland, Maryland
Subsidized

Cumberland Manor

229 Baltimore Ave
Cumberland, Maryland
Subsidized

The Cascades

701 E 4th St STE Ofc
Cumberland, Maryland

Housing Authorities that serve Allegany County

Housing Authority Programs
Allegany County Housing Authority Public Housing
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP)
Cumberland Housing Group Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allegany County, Maryland

There are 27 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,777 affordable apartments for rent in Allegany County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Allegany County, Maryland

Allegany County features 1,366 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Allegany County, Maryland

There are 411 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allegany County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allegany County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Allegany County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Allegany County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allegany County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Allegany County, Maryland Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $519 $587 $714 $961 $1,192
Payment Standard Range $467 to $571 $528 to $646 $643 to $785 $865 to $1,057 $1,073 to $1,311

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allegany County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 27
Total Low Income Apartments 1,777
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,366
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $40,551 ±$1,256
Median Rent $624 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.62% ± 3.96pp
Total Population 73,549

Population and Household Demographics

Allegany County is a county in Maryland with a population of 73,549. There are 28,324 households in the county with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 31.22% of households in Allegany County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allegany County

The median gross income for households in Allegany County is $40,551 a year, or $3,379 a month. The median rent for the county is $624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allegany County, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Allegany County.

Area Median Income In Allegany County

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Allegany County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,900

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Allegany County

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Allegany County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% of Median $40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900

Cities In Allegany County

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City Served By
Allen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Allen are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Alma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alma are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Almond The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Almond are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Amity The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Amity are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Andover The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Andover are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Angelica The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Angelica are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Barrelville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barrelville are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Barton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barton are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Bel Air The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bel Air are the Allegany County Housing Authority, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Cumberland Housing Group.
Belfast The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Belfast are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Bier The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bier are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Birdsall The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Birdsall are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Bolivar The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bolivar are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Bowling Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bowling Green are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Bowmans Addition The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bowmans Addition are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Burns The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Burns are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Canaseraga The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Canaseraga are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Caneadea The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Caneadea are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Carlos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carlos are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Clarysville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clarysville are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Corriganville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corriganville are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Cresaptown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cresaptown are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Cuba The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cuba are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Cumberland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cumberland are the Cumberland Housing Group, Allegany County Housing Authority and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Danville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Danville are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Dawson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dawson are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Detmold The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Detmold are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Eckhart Mines The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eckhart Mines are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Ellerslie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ellerslie are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Fillmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fillmore are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Flintstone The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Flintstone are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Franklin are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Friendship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Friendship are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Frostburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frostburg are the Frostburg Housing Authority, Allegany County Housing Authority, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Cumberland Housing Group.
Genesee The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Genesee are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Gilmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gilmore are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Grahamtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grahamtown are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Granger The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Granger are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grove are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Hume The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hume are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Independence The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Independence are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Klondike The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Klondike are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
La Vale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Vale are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Little Orleans The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Little Orleans are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Lonaconing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lonaconing are the Allegany County Housing Authority, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Cumberland Housing Group.
Luke The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Luke are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
McCoole The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve McCoole are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Midland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Midland are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Midlothian The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Midlothian are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Moscow The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moscow are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Mount Savage The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Savage are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
National The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve National are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
New Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Hudson are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Nikep The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Nikep are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Ocean The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ocean are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Oil Springs Reservation The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oil Springs Reservation are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Oldtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oldtown are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Pleasant Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasant Grove are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Potomac Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Potomac Park are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Rawlings The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rawlings are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Richburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richburg are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Rushford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rushford are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Scio The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scio are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Shaft The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shaft are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Spring Gap The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring Gap are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Stannards The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stannards are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Vale Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vale Summit are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Wellsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wellsville are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
West Almond The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Almond are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Westernport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westernport are the Allegany County Housing Authority, Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Cumberland Housing Group.
Willing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Willing are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Wirt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wirt are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Woodland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodland are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.
Zihlman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Zihlman are the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Cumberland Housing Group and Allegany County Housing Authority.