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Affordable Housing In Caroline County
Maryland


Waiting List Openings In Caroline County

Waiting ListStatus
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Caroline County

Laurel Grove Acres

3460 Laurel Grove Rd
Federalsburg, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Greensboro Heights

481 Dutchmans Lane
Greensboro, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Caroline Apartments

301 Caroline Apartments
Denton, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Tuckahoe Gardens

502 Sunset Blvd. Suite 200
Ridgely, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Federal Manor Apartments

101 Routzahn Lane
Federalsburg, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Riverview Gardens III

309 High St
Denton, Maryland
Subsidized

Riverview Gardens I

500 High St
Denton, Maryland
Subsidized

Federalsburg Gardens

100 Brooklyn Ave
Federalsburg, Maryland
Subsidized

Rolling Meadow I & II

101 Kitteridge Ct
Greensboro, Maryland

Riverview Gardens II

521 High St
Denton, Maryland
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Caroline County

Housing Authority Programs
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Caroline County, Maryland

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 941 affordable apartments for rent in Caroline County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Caroline County, Maryland

Caroline County features 594 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 Caroline County, Maryland

There are 347 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Caroline County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Caroline County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Caroline County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Caroline County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Caroline County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $843 and $1,031.

2021 Caroline 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 $677 $711 $937 $1,238 $1,524
Payment Standard Range $609 to $745 $640 to $782 $843 to $1,031 $1,114 to $1,362 $1,372 to $1,676

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Caroline County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 941
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 594
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $52,465 ±$2,207
Median Rent $897 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.4% ± 5.1pp
Total Population 32,661

Population and Household Demographics

Caroline County is a county in Maryland with a population of 32,661. There are 11,920 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 29.51% of households in Caroline County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Caroline County

The median gross income for households in Caroline County is $52,465 a year, or $4,372 a month. The median rent for the county is $897 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Caroline County, a household making less than $2,990 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Caroline County.

Area Median Income In Caroline 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 Caroline County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,500

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 Caroline 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 Caroline County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% of Median $40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900

Cities In Caroline County

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City Served By
Choptank The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Choptank is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Denton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denton is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Federalsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Federalsburg is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Goldsboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goldsboro is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Greensboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greensboro is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Henderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Henderson is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Hillsboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsboro is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Marydel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marydel is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Preston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Preston is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Ridgely The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgely is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Templeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Templeville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
West Denton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Denton is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Williston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williston is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.