Affordable Housing In Glen Burnie
Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Affordable Housing programs support 976 income based apartments in Glen Burnie where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,028 affordable apartments in Glen Burnie that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Glen Burnie, Maryland

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Glen Burnie.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Maryland Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Glen Burnie.

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Glen Burnie, 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
Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Glen Burnie.

Glen Burnie, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Glen Burnie, Maryland

Glen Burnie features 976 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 Glen Burnie, Maryland

There are 1,028 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glen Burnie.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glen Burnie, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glen Burnie landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Glen Burnie.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glen Burnie, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,393 and $1,703.

2023 Glen Burnie, 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
Glen Burnie, Maryland Fair Market Rent $1,082 $1,254 $1,548 $2,009 $2,298
Glen Burnie, Maryland Payment Standard Range $974 to $1,190 $1,129 to $1,379 $1,393 to $1,703 $1,808 to $2,210 $2,068 to $2,528

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glen Burnie, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 2,004
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 976
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $61,966 ±$2,753
Median Rent $1,172 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.46% ± 4.87pp
Total Population 68,550

Population and Household Demographics

Glen Burnie is a city in Anne Arundel County, Maryland with a population of 68,550. There are 26,836 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 40.88% of households in Glen Burnie are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glen Burnie

The median gross income for households in Glen Burnie is $61,966 a year, or $5,164 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,172 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glen Burnie, a household making less than $3,907 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Glen Burnie.

Area Median Income In Glen Burnie

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 Glen Burnie, the AMI is calculated from all households within Anne Arundel County.

In Glen Burnie, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $116,100

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 Glen Burnie

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 Glen Burnie

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Glen Burnie AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,400 $27,900 $31,400 $34,850 $37,650 $40,450 $43,250 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Glen Burnie AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,650 $46,450 $52,250 $58,050 $62,700 $67,350 $72,000 $76,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Glen Burnie AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050