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Affordable Housing In Frederick County
Maryland

56 Low Income Apartment Communities In Frederick County

Spring Ridge Senior Apts.

6351 Spring Ridge Parkway
Frederick, Maryland
$1,085-1,448
1-2 BR

Taney Village Apartments

1421 Taney Avenue
Frederick, Maryland
$1,024-1,229
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Brunswick House

1100 Peach Orchard Lane, #214
Brunswick, Maryland
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

South Mountain Village

1201Maple Terrace Lane
Brunswick, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Creekside Senior Apartments

100 Burgess Way
Frederick, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Victoria Park at Walkersville

105 Sandstone Dr
Walkersville, Maryland
$840-1,482
1-2 BR
62+

Overlook at Avalon

1369 Hampshire Drive
Frederick, Maryland
$1,554-2,097
3-4 BR

520 North Market Apartments

520 North Market Street
Frederick, Maryland
$713-1,536
1-3 BR

Frederick Villas

5999 Ladd Ct
Frederick, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Sharpe Square

820 Motter Ave
Frederick, Maryland

Housing Authorities that serve Frederick County

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 Frederick County, Maryland

There are 56 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,796 affordable apartments for rent in Frederick County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Frederick County, Maryland

Frederick County features 1,212 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 Frederick County, Maryland

There are 584 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Frederick County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Frederick County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Frederick County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Frederick County.

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

2020 Frederick County, 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.

Frederick County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 56
Total Low Income Apartments 1,796
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,212
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $83,700 ±$1,810
Median Rent $1,285 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.91% ± 2.84pp
Total Population 241,373

Population and Household Demographics

Frederick County is a county in Maryland with a population of 241,373. There are 88,494 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 26.07% of households in Frederick County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Frederick County

The median gross income for households in Frederick County is $83,700 a year, or $6,975 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,285 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Frederick County, a household making less than $4,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Frederick County.

Area Median Income In Frederick County

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.

In Frederick County, 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 Frederick County

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 Frederick County

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

Cities In Frederick County

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City Served By
Adamstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adamstown is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Ballenger Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ballenger Creek is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Bartonsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bartonsville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Braddock Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braddock Heights is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Brunswick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brunswick is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Buckeystown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buckeystown is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Burkittsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burkittsville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Emmitsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emmitsburg is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Frederick The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frederick are the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Jefferson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Libertytown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Libertytown is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Linganore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linganore is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Middletown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middletown is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Monrovia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monrovia is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Myersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Myersville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
New Market The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Market is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Point of Rocks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Point of Rocks is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Rosemont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosemont is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Sabillasville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sabillasville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Spring Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Ridge is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Thurmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thurmont is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Urbana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Urbana is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Walkersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walkersville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Woodsboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodsboro is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.