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Affordable Housing In Elliott
Dorchester County, Maryland


Waiting List Openings In Elliott

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

Housing Authorities that serve Elliott

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 Elliott, Maryland

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

Income Based Apartments in Elliott, Maryland

Elliott 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 Elliott, Maryland

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Elliott, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Elliott, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $812 and $992.

2021 Elliott, 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 $748 $753 $902 $1,240 $1,367
Payment Standard Range $673 to $823 $678 to $828 $812 to $992 $1,116 to $1,364 $1,230 to $1,504

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Elliott, 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 %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 1.25
Median Household Income $51,500 ±$24,668
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 20

Population and Household Demographics

Elliott is a city in Dorchester County, Maryland with a population of 20. There are 16 households in the city with an average household size of 1.25 persons. % of households in Elliott are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Elliott

The median gross income for households in Elliott is $51,500 a year, or $4,292 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Elliott

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 Elliott, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dorchester County.

In Elliott, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,400

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 Elliott

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 Elliott

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