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Affordable Housing In Baltimore County
Maryland

77 Low Income Apartment Communities In Baltimore County

Pikeswood Park Apartments

46925 Crocus Street
Randallstown, Maryland
$655-1,110
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Meadows of Reistertown I

300 Cantata Ct
Reisterstown, Maryland
$755-1,064
1-2 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Tabco Towers Senior Housing

305 E Joppa Rd
Towson, Maryland
$957-1,238
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Timbercroft Apartment Homes

67 Timbergrove Road
Owings Mills, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Shakespeare Park

3604 Anne Hathaway Dr apt 1B
Randallstown, Maryland
$808-988
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Warwick Apartments

300 N Warwick Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland
$397-1,045
Studio-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cove Point Apartments II

7795 Peninsula Expressway
Dundalk, Maryland
$422-995
1-2 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Park View at Randallstown

3530 Resource Drive
Randallstown, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Park View at Fullerton

4300 Cardwell Avenue
Baltimore Highlands, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Warren Place

10535 York Rd
Cockeysville, Maryland
$829-975
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers
62+

Housing Authorities that serve Baltimore County

Housing Authority Programs
Baltimore County Office of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Baltimore County, Maryland

There are 77 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,181 affordable apartments for rent in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Baltimore County, Maryland

Baltimore County features 2,722 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 Baltimore County, Maryland

There are 3,459 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Baltimore County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Baltimore County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Baltimore County landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Baltimore County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Baltimore County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,238 and $1,514.

2020 Baltimore 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 $897 $1,105 $1,376 $1,781 $2,037
Payment Standard Range $807 to $987 $995 to $1,216 $1,238 to $1,514 $1,603 to $1,959 $1,833 to $2,241

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Baltimore County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 77
Total Low Income Apartments 6,181
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,722
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $67,095 ±$812
Median Rent $1,163 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.63% ± 1.36pp
Total Population 822,959

Population and Household Demographics

Baltimore County is a county in Maryland with a population of 822,959. There are 312,900 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 33.72% of households in Baltimore County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Baltimore County

The median gross income for households in Baltimore County is $67,095 a year, or $5,591 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,163 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Baltimore County, a household making less than $3,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Baltimore County.

Area Median Income In Baltimore 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 Baltimore County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,000

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 Baltimore 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 Baltimore County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,850 $25,000 $28,100 $31,200 $33,700 $36,200 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650

Cities In Baltimore County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Arbutus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arbutus is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Baltimore Highlands The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baltimore Highlands is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Bowleys Quarters The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bowleys Quarters is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Carney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carney is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Catonsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Catonsville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Cockeysville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cockeysville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Dundalk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dundalk is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Edgemere The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgemere is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Essex The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Essex is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Garrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garrison is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Hampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hampton is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Kingsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingsville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Lansdowne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lansdowne is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Lochearn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lochearn is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Lutherville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lutherville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Mays Chapel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mays Chapel is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Middle River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middle River is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Milford Mill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milford Mill is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Overlea The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Overlea is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Owings Mill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owings Mill is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Owings Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owings Mills is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Parkville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parkville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Perry Hall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry Hall is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Pikesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pikesville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Randallstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Randallstown is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Reisterstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reisterstown is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Rosedale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosedale is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Rossville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rossville is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Timonium The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Timonium is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Towson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Towson is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
White Marsh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Marsh is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.
Woodlawn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodlawn is the Baltimore County Office of Housing.