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Affordable Housing In Federalsburg
Caroline County, Maryland


Waiting List Openings In Federalsburg

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

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Federalsburg

Laurel Grove Acres

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

Federal Manor Apartments

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

Federalsburg Gardens

100 Brooklyn Ave
Federalsburg, Maryland
Subsidized

University Apartments

1005 Hargreaves Dr.
Federalsburg, Maryland
Subsidized

Fair Haven Manor Elderly Apartments

500 Fairhaven Ct
Federalsburg, Maryland

Tanyard Branch

123 Interfaith Ave
Federalsburg, Maryland

Federalsburg Gardens Apartments ( the )

525 Gardens Ct
Federalsburg, Maryland

Fairhaven Manor

100 Hargreaves Dr
Federalsburg, Maryland

Federalsburg Gardens

502 Gardens Ct
Federalsburg, Maryland

Federal Manor III

800 Routzahn Ln
Federalsburg, Maryland

Housing Authorities that serve Federalsburg

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 Federalsburg, Maryland

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 513 affordable apartments for rent in Federalsburg, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Federalsburg, Maryland

Federalsburg features 264 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 Federalsburg, Maryland

There are 249 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Federalsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Federalsburg, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Federalsburg landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Federalsburg.

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

2021 Federalsburg, 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.

Federalsburg, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 513
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 264
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 58.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.88
Median Household Income $34,707 ±$5,817
Median Rent $712 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 12.55pp
Total Population 2,676

Population and Household Demographics

Federalsburg is a city in Caroline County, Maryland with a population of 2,676. There are 925 households in the city with an average household size of 2.88 persons. 58.81% of households in Federalsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Federalsburg

The median gross income for households in Federalsburg is $34,707 a year, or $2,892 a month. The median rent for the city is $712 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Federalsburg, a household making less than $2,373 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Federalsburg.

Area Median Income In Federalsburg

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 Federalsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Caroline County.

In Federalsburg, 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 Federalsburg

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 Federalsburg

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