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Affordable Housing In Hebron
Wicomico County, Maryland

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hebron

Sunny Meadows

209 W Church St
Hebron, Maryland
Subsidized

Scattered Site

7980 Farm House Dr
Hebron, Maryland
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Housing Authorities that serve Hebron

Housing Authority Programs
Wicomico Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Hebron, Maryland

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 122 affordable apartments for rent in Hebron, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Hebron, Maryland

Hebron features 122 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 Hebron, Maryland

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hebron.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hebron, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hebron, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $902 and $1,102.

2020 Hebron, 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 $652 $810 $1,002 $1,365 $1,712
Payment Standard Range $587 to $717 $729 to $891 $902 to $1,102 $1,229 to $1,502 $1,541 to $1,883

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hebron, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 122
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 122
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $53,224 ±$3,985
Median Rent $1,026 ±$408
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.35% ± 26.39pp
Total Population 1,046

Population and Household Demographics

Hebron is a City in Wicomico County, Maryland with a population of 1,046. There are 411 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 27.98% of households in Hebron are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hebron

The median gross income for households in Hebron is $53,224 a year, or $4,435 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,026 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hebron, a household making less than $3,420 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Hebron.1

Area Median Income In Hebron

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 Hebron, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wicomico County.

In Hebron, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Hebron

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 Hebron

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
80% of Median $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250