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Affordable Housing In Fort Washington
Montgomery County, Maryland

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fort Washington

Henson Creek Manor

5300 Haras Pl
Fort Washington, Maryland
$1,368-1,569
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Westwood Place Apts Llc

7200 Jaywick Ave
Fort Washington, Maryland

Henson Creek Manor II

5301 Haras Pl
Fort Washington, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Ft. Washington Adventist Apartments

11310 Fort Washington Rd
Fort Washington, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodside Village II

6801 Bock Rd
Fort Washington, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Fort Washington Manor

10900 Indian Head Hwy
Fort Washington, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Fort Washington

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Washington, Maryland

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 517 affordable apartments for rent in Fort Washington, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Fort Washington, Maryland

Fort Washington features 47 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 Fort Washington, Maryland

There are 470 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Washington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Washington, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Washington, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,536 and $1,878.

2020 Fort Washington, 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 $1,457 $1,500 $1,707 $2,215 $2,707
Payment Standard Range $1,311 to $1,603 $1,350 to $1,650 $1,536 to $1,878 $1,994 to $2,437 $2,436 to $2,978

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Area Median Income In Fort Washington

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 Fort Washington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Montgomery County.

In Fort Washington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,000

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 Fort Washington

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 Fort Washington

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,500 $30,250 $34,050 $37,800 $40,850 $43,850 $46,900 $49,900
50% of Median $44,100 $50,400 $56,700 $63,000 $68,050 $73,100 $78,150 $83,200
80% of Median $55,750 $63,700 $71,650 $79,600 $86,000 $92,350 $98,750 $105,100