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Affordable Housing In Garrett County
Maryland

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Garrett County

Guardian Apartments

949 Old River Rd
Friendsville, Maryland
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Friendship Heights

702 Morris Ave
Friendsville, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Meadow View

175 Meadow View Dr
Grantsville, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Eleventh Street Mitchell Manor

214 N 11th St
Oakland, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Liberty Square

470 W Liberty St
Oakland, Maryland

Starner Hill Apartments

25 N Pennsylvania Ave
Grantsville, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Overlook North

300 Vista Sq
Oakland, Maryland

Oakwood East Lp

110 A St
Oakland, Maryland

Yough West Ltd Partnership

400 Glade Sq
Oakland, Maryland

Pleasant View South

402 Pleasant View Ln
Oakland, Maryland
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Garrett 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 Garrett County, Maryland

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 613 affordable apartments for rent in Garrett County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Garrett County, Maryland

Garrett County features 133 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 Garrett County, Maryland

There are 480 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Garrett County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Garrett County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Garrett County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Garrett County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Garrett County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2020 Garrett 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 $477 $588 $732 $1,039 $1,285
Payment Standard Range $429 to $525 $529 to $647 $659 to $805 $935 to $1,143 $1,157 to $1,414

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Garrett County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 613
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 133
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $45,432 ±$3,020
Median Rent $658 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.09% ± 4.75pp
Total Population 29,813

Population and Household Demographics

Garrett County is a county in Maryland with a population of 29,813. There are 11,863 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 25.42% of households in Garrett County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Garrett County

The median gross income for households in Garrett County is $45,432 a year, or $3,786 a month. The median rent for the county is $658 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Garrett County, a household making less than $2,193 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Garrett County.

Area Median Income In Garrett 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 Garrett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,500

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 Garrett 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 Garrett County

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

Cities In Garrett County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Accident The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Accident is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Bloomington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomington is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Crellin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crellin is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Deer Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deer Park is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Finzel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Finzel is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Friendsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendsville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Gorman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gorman is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Grantsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grantsville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Hutton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hutton is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Jennings The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jennings is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Kitzmiller The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kitzmiller is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Loch Lynn Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loch Lynn Heights is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Mountain Lake Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mountain Lake Park is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Oakland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Swanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Swanton is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.