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Affordable Housing In Aspen Hill
Montgomery County, Maryland

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Aspen Hill

Pointe View at Aspen Hill

3136 Bel Pre Road
Aspen Hill, Maryland
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Somerset Apartments

3021 Hewitt Ave
Aspen Hill, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Montgomery Homes IIi

2509 McVeary Ct
Aspen Hill, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Aspen Hill

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Aspen Hill, Maryland

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 263 affordable apartments for rent in Aspen Hill, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Aspen Hill, Maryland

Aspen Hill features 0 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 Aspen Hill, Maryland

There are 263 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Aspen Hill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aspen Hill, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Aspen Hill landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Aspen Hill.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aspen Hill, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,536 and $1,878.

2020 Aspen Hill, 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 $1,457 $1,500 $1,707 $2,215 $2,707
Payment Standard Range $1,311 to $1,603 $1,350 to $1,650 $1,536 to $1,878 $1,994 to $2,437 $2,436 to $2,978

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Aspen Hill, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 263
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.75%
Average Renter Household Size 3.11
Average Household Size 3.07
Median Household Income $83,115 ±$3,053
Median Rent $1,542 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.51% ± 6.02pp
Total Population 52,607

Population and Household Demographics

Aspen Hill is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland with a population of 52,607. There are 17,010 households in the city with an average household size of 3.07 persons. 35.75% of households in Aspen Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Aspen Hill

The median gross income for households in Aspen Hill is $83,115 a year, or $6,926 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,542 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Aspen Hill, a household making less than $5,140 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Aspen Hill.

Area Median Income In Aspen Hill

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Aspen Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Aspen Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,000

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 Aspen Hill

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 Aspen Hill

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,500 $30,250 $34,050 $37,800 $40,850 $43,850 $46,900 $49,900
50% of Median $44,100 $50,400 $56,700 $63,000 $68,050 $73,100 $78,150 $83,200
80% of Median $55,750 $63,700 $71,650 $79,600 $86,000 $92,350 $98,750 $105,100