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Affordable Housing In East Brookfield
Worcester County, Maryland

Housing Authorities that serve East Brookfield

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 East Brookfield, Maryland

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in East Brookfield, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in East Brookfield, Maryland

East Brookfield 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 East Brookfield, Maryland

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in East Brookfield, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in East Brookfield, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $862 and $1,054.

2021 East Brookfield, 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
East Brookfield, Maryland Fair Market Rent $748 $752 $958 $1,361 $1,659
East Brookfield, Maryland Payment Standard Range $673 to $823 $677 to $827 $862 to $1,054 $1,225 to $1,497 $1,493 to $1,825

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Area Median Income In East Brookfield

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 East Brookfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Worcester County.

In East Brookfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 East Brookfield

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 East Brookfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the East Brookfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,000 $18,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the East Brookfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the East Brookfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300