Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Charles County, MD

Discover affordable housing in Charles County where there are 23+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Victoria Park Waldorf

11080 Weymouth Court, Waldorf, Maryland 20603

bed 1-2
payment $1021-1275/mo.

Victoria Park Jaycees

11060 Weymouth Ct, Waldorf, Maryland 20603

bed 1-2
payment $1070-1499/mo.

Victory Brookside

2008 Wingate Court, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

bed Studio
payment $471-620/mo.

Birchwood at Waldorf

3605 Moses Way, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

bed 1-2

La Plata Manor Apartments

1 Hickory Lane, La Plata, Maryland 20646

bed Studio-1
payment $1091-1259/mo.

Diggs Circle

401 Nanjemoy Drive, La Plata, Maryland 20646

Indian Head Elderly Apartments

106 Gentry Ct, Bryans Road, Maryland 20616

Indian Head Village Apartments

7D Hampton Ct, Bryans Road, Maryland 20616

Melwood Charles Housing

3614 Mountain Ash Ct, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

H.O.P.E. Mudd Housing, Inc

4008 Brewster Ln, Waldorf, Maryland 20601

Adams Crossing

12330 Vivian Adams Dr, Waldorf, Maryland 20601

bed 2-3
payment $1347-1561/mo.

Charles Landing South

41 Jameson Ct, Indian Head, Maryland 20640

bed 2-3
payment $1332-1754/mo.

Huntington Apartments

3000 Gallery Place, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

bed 1-3

Headen House Apartments

3034 October Pl, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

bed 1-2

Palmer Apartments

3002 Parkway Place, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

Village Green Apartments

12151 Ell Ln, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

Jaycee Apartments

12150 Ell Ln, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

Waldorf Jaycees

11060 Weymouth Ct, Waldorf, Maryland 20603

The Maples

101 Wesley Dr, La Plata, Maryland 20646

Vesta Charles

3299 Jesmond Ct, Waldorf, Maryland 20602

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Charles County, Maryland

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Charles County, Maryland
$23.73 (+158%) more than Maryland minimum wage and $31.48 (+434%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Charles County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher programs for Charles County, Maryland.

Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Charles County.

How many renters live in Charles County, Maryland?

The County of Charles County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 16.62 percent of the population living in Charles County.

What is the rental market like in Charles County, Maryland?

There are an estimated housing units in the Charles County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Charles County, Maryland, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Charles County?

The rental vacancy rate in Charles County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Charles County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Charles County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
370 1,722 4,118 4,058 1,336
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Charles County

A large number of apartments in Charles County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Charles County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,772 to $3,015. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,772
One BR $1,803
Two BR $2,045
Three BR $2,544
Four BR $3,015
2024 Fair Market Rents in Charles County, Maryland

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Charles County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 264 71 percent
One BR 737 43 percent
Two BR 1,330 32 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Charles County, Maryland

How many affordable rental units are in Charles County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Charles County, Maryland including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Charles County, Maryland

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Charles County, Maryland

Charles County features 746 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 Charles County, Maryland

There are 702 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Charles County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Charles County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Charles County landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Charles County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Charles County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,841 and $2,250.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.