Affordable Housing In Burtonsville
Montgomery County, Maryland

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burtonsville

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Guide To Affordable Housing in Burtonsville, Maryland

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 110 affordable apartments for rent in Burtonsville, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Burtonsville, Maryland

Burtonsville features 110 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 Burtonsville, Maryland

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burtonsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burtonsville, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Burtonsville landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Burtonsville.

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

2020 Burtonsville, 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.

Burtonsville, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 110
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 110
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.86
Average Household Size 3.12
Median Household Income $110,980 ±$11,361
Median Rent $1,735 ±$166
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.05% ± 19.74pp
Total Population 9,488

Population and Household Demographics

Burtonsville is a City in Montgomery County, Maryland with a population of 9,488. There are 3,042 households in the city with an average household size of 3.12 persons. 22.85% of households in Burtonsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burtonsville

The median gross income for households in Burtonsville is $110,980 a year, or $9,248 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,735 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burtonsville, a household making less than $5,783 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Burtonsville.1

Area Median Income In Burtonsville

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 Burtonsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Burtonsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $121,300

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 Burtonsville

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 Burtonsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
50% of Median $42,500 $48,550 $54,600 $60,650 $65,550 $70,400 $75,250 $80,100
80% of Median $54,350 $62,100 $69,850 $77,600 $83,850 $90,050 $96,250 $102,450