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Affordable Housing In Calvert County
Maryland

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calvert County

Chapline House

125 Allnut Court
Prince Frederick, Maryland
$591-1,250
1-2 BR
62+

Calvert Pines Apartments I

420 W Dares Beach Rd
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Subsidized

Eldridge Barstow

3920 Hallowing Point Rd
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Courtyards at Fishing Creek

3945 Gordon Stinnett Ave
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Prince Frederick Villas

480 Stamper Ct
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Subsidized

Silverwood Farm Apartments

100 Running Brook Way
Prince Frederick, Maryland

Southern Pines Apartments

50 Appeal Ln
Lusby, Maryland

The Courtyards at Fishing Creek

3925 Gordon Stinnett Ave
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Prince Frederick Village

340 Fairground Rd
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Subsidized

Town Center Apartments

8933 Chesapeake Ave
North Beach, Maryland

Housing Authorities that serve Calvert County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Calvert County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Calvert County, Maryland

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,208 affordable apartments for rent in Calvert County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Calvert County, Maryland

Calvert County features 295 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 Calvert County, Maryland

There are 913 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calvert County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calvert County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calvert County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Calvert County.

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

2020 Calvert 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 $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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calvert County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,208
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 295
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $95,828 ±$1,911
Median Rent $1,557 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.56% ± 5.01pp
Total Population 90,114

Population and Household Demographics

Calvert County is a county in Maryland with a population of 90,114. There are 31,155 households in the county with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 18.37% of households in Calvert County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calvert County

The median gross income for households in Calvert County is $95,828 a year, or $7,986 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,557 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calvert County, a household making less than $5,190 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Calvert County.

Area Median Income In Calvert 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 Calvert County, 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 Calvert 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 Calvert County

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

Cities In Calvert County

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City Served By
Broomes Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Broomes Island is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Calvert Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calvert Beach is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Chesapeake Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chesapeake Beach is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Chesapeake Ranch Estates The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chesapeake Ranch Estates is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Drum Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Drum Point is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Dunkirk The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunkirk is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Huntingtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntingtown is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Long Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Long Beach is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Lusby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lusby is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
North Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Beach is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Owings The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owings is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Prince Frederic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prince Frederic is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Prince Frederick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prince Frederick is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
Solomons The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Solomons is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
St Leonard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Leonard is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.
St. Leonard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Leonard is the Housing Authority of Calvert County.