Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Baltimore County, MD

Discover affordable housing in Baltimore County where there are 80+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Towns at Woodfield

7271 Clarity Court, Windsor Mill, Maryland 21244

bed 4
payment $1800/mo.

Tabco Towers Senior Housing

305 E Joppa Rd, Towson, Maryland 21286

bed Studio-1
payment $957-1238/mo.

The Greens at Logan Field

3455 Dundalk Ave, Dundalk, Maryland 21222

bed 1-2

Shakespeare Park

3604 Anne Hathaway Dr apt 1B, Randallstown, Maryland 21133

bed 1-2
payment $808-988/mo.

Cove Point Apartments II

7795 Peninsula Expressway, Dundalk, Maryland 21222

bed 1-2

Cove Point Apartments

7801 Peninsula Expressway, Dundalk, Maryland 21222

bed 1-2

Meadows of Reistertown I

300 Cantata Ct, Reisterstown, Maryland 21136

bed 1-2
payment $800-1100/mo.

Pikeswood Park Apartments

46925 Crocus Street, Randallstown, Maryland 21133

bed 1-2
payment $655-1110/mo.

Greens at Liberty Road

9707 Liberty Road, Randallstown, Maryland 21133

bed 1-2

The Greens At Rolling Road

1505 N Rolling Road, Catonsville, Maryland 21228

bed 1-2

Evergreen Senior Apartments

1600 Evergreen Way, Essex, Maryland 21221

bed 1-2

Park View at Woodlawn

2020 Featherbed Ln, Baltimore Highlands, Maryland 21207

bed 1

Park View at Towson

20 Dunvale Road, Towson, Maryland 21204

bed Studio-2
payment $995-1151/mo.

Park View at Rosedale

1315 Chesaco Avenue , Rosedale, Maryland 21237

bed 1-2
payment $850/mo.

Park View at Randallstown

3530 Resource Drive, Randallstown, Maryland 21133

bed 1
payment $1078/mo.

Park View at Miramar Landing

705 Compass Road Middle River, Middle River, Maryland 21220

bed 1-2
payment $536/mo.

Park View at Fullerton

4300 Cardwell Avenue, Baltimore Highlands, Maryland 21236

bed 1
payment $1073/mo.

Park View at Dundalk

103 Center Place , Dundalk, Maryland 21222

bed 1

Park View at Catonsville

303 Maiden Choice Lane, Catonsville, Maryland 21228

bed 1

Timbercroft Apartment Homes

67 Timbergrove Road, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

bed 1-3
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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Baltimore County, Maryland

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Baltimore County, Maryland
$21.80 (+145%) more than Maryland minimum wage and $29.55 (+408%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Baltimore County, Maryland?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Baltimore County, Maryland.

Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Baltimore County.

How many renters live in Baltimore County, Maryland?

The County of Baltimore County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 28.36 percent of the population living in Baltimore County.

What is the rental market like in Baltimore County, Maryland?

There are an estimated housing units in the Baltimore County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Baltimore County, Maryland, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Baltimore County?

The rental vacancy rate in Baltimore County is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Baltimore County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Baltimore County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
5,007 34,931 44,113 18,671 4,672
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Baltimore County

A large number of apartments in Baltimore County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Baltimore County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,379 to $2,849. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,379
One BR $1,582
Two BR $1,943
Three BR $2,519
Four BR $2,849
2024 Fair Market Rents in Baltimore County, Maryland

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Baltimore County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 3,328 66 percent
One BR 25,713 74 percent
Two BR 21,133 48 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Baltimore County, Maryland

How many affordable rental units are in Baltimore County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Baltimore County, Maryland including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Baltimore County, Maryland

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Baltimore County, Maryland

Baltimore County features 2,781 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 3,698 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 $1,749 and $2,137.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.