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Affordable Housing In Greensboro
Caroline County, Maryland

Waiting List Openings In Greensboro

Waiting ListStatus
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greensboro

Greensboro Heights

481 Dutchmans Lane
Greensboro, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Rolling Meadow I & II

101 Kitteridge Ct
Greensboro, Maryland

Greensboro Elderly Housing

207 Maple Ave
Greensboro, Maryland
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Greensboro

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 Greensboro, Maryland

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 86 affordable apartments for rent in Greensboro, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Greensboro, Maryland

Greensboro features 20 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 Greensboro, Maryland

There are 66 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greensboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greensboro, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greensboro landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greensboro.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greensboro, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $843 and $1,031.

2021 Greensboro, 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 $677 $711 $937 $1,238 $1,524
Payment Standard Range $609 to $745 $640 to $782 $843 to $1,031 $1,114 to $1,362 $1,372 to $1,676

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greensboro, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 86
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.94
Median Household Income $50,511 ±$12,982
Median Rent $837 ±$226
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.07% ± 12.14pp
Total Population 2,020

Population and Household Demographics

Greensboro is a city in Caroline County, Maryland with a population of 2,020. There are 685 households in the city with an average household size of 2.94 persons. 38.98% of households in Greensboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greensboro

The median gross income for households in Greensboro is $50,511 a year, or $4,209 a month. The median rent for the city is $837 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greensboro, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Greensboro.

Area Median Income In Greensboro

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 Greensboro, the AMI is calculated from all households within Caroline County.

In Greensboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,500

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 Greensboro

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 Greensboro

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