Affordable Housing In Garrett County
Maryland

Affordable Housing programs support 133 income based apartments in Garrett County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 510 affordable apartments in Garrett County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Garrett County, Maryland

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Garrett County. Go to the Maryland Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Garrett County.

Pleasant View South

402 Pleasant View Ln
Oakland, Maryland
Rent Assisted

Liberty Mews

104 E Center St
Oakland, Maryland
Affordable

Glades West Ltd Partnership

150 Glade Sq
Oakland, Maryland
Affordable

Cassel Ridge East

100 Cassel Ridge Dr
Grantsville, Maryland
Affordable

Casselridge East

Hershberger Ln
Grantsville, Maryland
Affordable

Maryland

Liberty St
Oakland, Maryland
Affordable

Underwood South Garrettland Realty

201 E Mason St
Oakland, Maryland
Affordable

Pine Woods East

705 N St
Oakland, Maryland
Affordable

Parkwood Village East

108 Decatur St
Oakland, Maryland
Affordable

Town View Village

101 Town View Drive
Accident, Maryland
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Affordable Housing In Garrett County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Garrett County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Accident, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Accident.
Affordable Housing In Friendsville, MD Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Friendsville.
Affordable Housing In Grantsville, MD Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Grantsville.
Affordable Housing In Oakland, MD Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Oakland.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Garrett County, 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.

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

Garrett County, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

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 510 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 $743 and $909.

2023 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
Garrett County, Maryland Fair Market Rent $696 $708 $826 $1,174 $1,407
Garrett County, Maryland Payment Standard Range $626 to $766 $637 to $779 $743 to $909 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,266 to $1,548

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Garrett County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 643
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 $73,300

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Garrett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,350 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Garrett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,200 $32,200 $36,250 $40,250 $43,500 $46,700 $49,950 $53,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Garrett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,100 $51,550 $58,000 $64,400 $69,600 $74,750 $79,900 $85,050