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Affordable Housing In Great Mills
Saint Marys County, Maryland

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Great Mills

Chancellors Run

45882 Chancellors Run Road
Great Mills, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Foxchase Village Apartments

45970 Foxchase Dr
Great Mills, Maryland
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Great Mills, Maryland

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 134 affordable apartments for rent in Great Mills, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Great Mills, Maryland

Great Mills features 0 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 Great Mills, Maryland

There are 134 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Great Mills.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Great Mills, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Great Mills, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,209 and $1,477.

2021 Great Mills, 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 $891 $1,102 $1,343 $1,892 $2,258
Payment Standard Range $802 to $980 $992 to $1,212 $1,209 to $1,477 $1,703 to $2,081 $2,032 to $2,484

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Area Median Income In Great Mills

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 Great Mills, the AMI is calculated from all households within Saint Marys County.

In Great Mills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,600

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 Great Mills

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 Great Mills

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,800 $24,900 $28,000 $31,100 $33,600 $36,100 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $36,300 $41,450 $46,650 $51,800 $55,950 $60,100 $64,250 $68,400
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650