Affordable Housing In Camp Springs
Prince Georges County,
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Camp Springs
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Camp Springs, 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.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Camp Springs, Maryland
|Housing Authority of Prince Georges County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Moderate Rehabilitation|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Camp Springs, Maryland
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 414 affordable apartments for rent in Camp Springs, Maryland.
Income Based Apartments in Camp Springs, Maryland
Camp Springs 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 Camp Springs, Maryland
There are 414 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Camp Springs.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Camp Springs, Maryland
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Camp Springs landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Camp Springs.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Camp Springs, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,607 and $1,964.
2022 Camp Springs, 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|
|Camp Springs, Maryland Fair Market Rent||$1,539||$1,567||$1,785||$2,260||$2,713|
|Camp Springs, Maryland Payment Standard Range||$1,385 to $1,693||$1,410 to $1,724||$1,607 to $1,964||$2,034 to $2,486||$2,442 to $2,984|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Area Median Income In Camp Springs
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 Camp Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Prince Georges County.
In Camp Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $142,300
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 Camp Springs
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 Camp Springs
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Camp Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Camp Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Camp Springs AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.