Affordable Housing In Cape St. Claire
Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cape St. Claire, 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 Cape St. Claire, Maryland

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cape St. Claire, Maryland

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Cape St. Claire, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Cape St. Claire, Maryland

Cape St. Claire 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 Cape St. Claire, Maryland

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cape St. Claire, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cape St. Claire landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Cape St. Claire.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cape St. Claire, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,256 and $1,535.

2022 Cape St. Claire, 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
Cape St. Claire, Maryland Fair Market Rent $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Cape St. Claire, Maryland Payment Standard Range $858 to $1,048 $1,012 to $1,236 $1,256 to $1,535 $1,628 to $1,990 $1,868 to $2,283

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cape St. Claire, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $88,965 ±$8,037
Median Rent $1,658 ±$222
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.33% ± 18.19pp
Total Population 8,862

Population and Household Demographics

Cape St. Claire is a city in Anne Arundel County, Maryland with a population of 8,862. There are 3,215 households in the city with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 15.3% of households in Cape St. Claire are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cape St. Claire

The median gross income for households in Cape St. Claire is $88,965 a year, or $7,414 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,658 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cape St. Claire, a household making less than $5,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Cape St. Claire.

Area Median Income In Cape St. Claire

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 Cape St. Claire, the AMI is calculated from all households within Anne Arundel County.

In Cape St. Claire, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,100

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 Cape St. Claire

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 Cape St. Claire

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cape St. Claire AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cape St. Claire AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cape St. Claire AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500