Affordable Housing In Carroll County
19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carroll County
Housing Authorities that serve Carroll County
|Carroll County Housing And Community Dev||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Carroll County
|City of Westminster Housing Office||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Carroll County, Maryland
There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 957 affordable apartments for rent in Carroll County, Maryland.
Income Based Apartments in Carroll County, Maryland
Carroll County features 410 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 Carroll County, Maryland
There are 547 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carroll County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Carroll County, Maryland
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carroll County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Carroll County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carroll County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,238 and $1,514.
2020 Carroll 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||$897||$1,105||$1,376||$1,781||$2,037|
|Payment Standard Range||$807 to $987||$995 to $1,216||$1,238 to $1,514||$1,603 to $1,959||$1,833 to $2,241|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Carroll County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||19|
|Total Low Income Apartments||957|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||410|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||17.99%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.23|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Median Household Income||$85,385 ±$1,630|
|Median Rent||$1,079 ±$37|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.88% ± 3.6pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Carroll County is a County in Maryland with a population of 167,444. There are 60,004 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 17.99% of households in Carroll County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Carroll County
The median gross income for households in Carroll County is $85,385 a year, or $7,115 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,079 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carroll County, a household making less than $3,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Carroll County.1
Area Median Income In Carroll 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 Carroll County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,000
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 Carroll 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 Carroll County HUD Rental Assistance in Carroll County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$21,250||$24,250||$27,300||$30,300||$32,750||$35,150||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$35,350||$40,400||$45,450||$50,500||$54,550||$58,600||$62,650||$66,700|
|80% of Median||$52,850||$60,400||$67,950||$75,500||$81,550||$87,600||$93,650||$99,700|
Cities In Carroll County
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|Westminster||10||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westminster are the City of Westminster Housing Office and Carroll County Housing And Community Dev.|
|Eldersburg||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldersburg is the Carroll County Housing And Community Dev.|
|Hampstead||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hampstead is the Carroll County Housing And Community Dev.|
|Sykesville||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sykesville is the Carroll County Housing And Community Dev.|
|Taneytown||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Taneytown is the Carroll County Housing And Community Dev.|