Affordable Housing In Grantsville
Garrett County, Maryland

Affordable Housing programs support 32 income based apartments in Grantsville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 90 affordable apartments in Grantsville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Grantsville, Maryland

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

Meadow View

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

Starner Hill Apartments

25 N Pennsylvania Ave
Grantsville, Maryland
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cassel Ridge East

100 Cassel Ridge Dr
Grantsville, Maryland

Casselridge East

Hershberger Ln
Grantsville, Maryland
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Affordable Housing Near Grantsville

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Grantsville, 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 Grantsville.

Grantsville, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Grantsville, Maryland

Grantsville features 32 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 Grantsville, Maryland

There are 90 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grantsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grantsville, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grantsville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Grantsville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grantsville, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Grantsville, 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
Grantsville, Maryland Fair Market Rent $696 $708 $826 $1,174 $1,407
Grantsville, 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 research.

Grantsville, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 122
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.45%
Average Renter Household Size 1.77
Average Household Size 1.97
Median Household Income $35,385 ±$11,578
Median Rent $520 ±$63
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.62% ± 13.14pp
Total Population 819

Population and Household Demographics

Grantsville is a city in Garrett County, Maryland with a population of 819. There are 416 households in the city with an average household size of 1.97 persons. 57.45% of households in Grantsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grantsville

The median gross income for households in Grantsville is $35,385 a year, or $2,949 a month. The median rent for the city is $520 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grantsville, a household making less than $1,733 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Grantsville.

Area Median Income In Grantsville

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 Grantsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Garrett County.

In Grantsville, 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 Grantsville

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 Grantsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grantsville 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 Grantsville 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 Grantsville 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