Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Frostburg, MD

Discover affordable housing in Frostburg where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Valley View

81 Mechanic Street, Frostburg, Maryland 21532

Washington Ridge Apartments

200 Bishop Murphy Drive, Frostburg, Maryland 21532

Frostburg Heights

100 Honeysuckle Ln, Frostburg, Maryland 21532

Braddocks Green

Corner of Midlothian Rd, Frostburg, Maryland 21532

Frostburg Apts

4 Powell's Lane, Frostburg, Maryland

Meshach Frost Village

7 Meshach Frost Vlg, Frostburg, Maryland 21532

Braddocks Greene Apartments

Midlothian and Braddock Rd, Frostburg, Maryland 0

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Frostburg, Maryland
$2.42 (+16%) more than Maryland minimum wage and $10.17 (+140%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Frostburg, Maryland?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Frostburg, Maryland.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Frostburg, Maryland.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Frostburg, Maryland.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership, Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP) programs for Frostburg, Maryland.

Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Frostburg.

How many renters live in Frostburg, Maryland?

The City of Frostburg has 7,118 people living in 2,538 households.

There are 2,508 renters living in 1,249 renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.23 percent of the population living in Frostburg.

What is the rental market like in Frostburg, Maryland?

There are an estimated 3,024 housing units in the Frostburg area. Of these, 1,494 units are rental homes, making up 49 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Frostburg, Maryland, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Frostburg?

The rental vacancy rate in Frostburg is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Frostburg for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Frostburg
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
39 273 522 305 100
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Frostburg

A large number of apartments in Frostburg have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Frostburg are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 47 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 21 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Frostburg

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $624 to $1,453. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $624
One BR $736
Two BR $920
Three BR $1,186
Four BR $1,453
2024 Fair Market Rents in Frostburg, Maryland

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Frostburg?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 29 74 percent
One BR 152 56 percent
Two BR 380 73 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Frostburg, Maryland

How many affordable rental units are in Frostburg?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Frostburg, Maryland including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 108
Public Housing 99
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 110
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 58
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Frostburg, Maryland

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Frostburg, Maryland

Frostburg features 305 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 Frostburg, Maryland

There are 100 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Frostburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Frostburg, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Frostburg landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Frostburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Frostburg, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $828 and $1,012.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.