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Affordable Housing In Hurlock
Dorchester County, Maryland

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hurlock

Harrison Ferry Apartments

43 Delaware Avenue
Hurlock, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Prospect Heights Apartments

202 Gold Rush Ln
Hurlock, Maryland

Prospect Heights

202 Gold Rush Ln
Hurlock, Maryland

Hurlock Meadows

45 Delaware Ave
Hurlock, Maryland

Shiloh House

6206 Shiloh Church Hurlock Rd
Hurlock, Maryland
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Housing Authorities that serve Hurlock

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 Hurlock, Maryland

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 124 affordable apartments for rent in Hurlock, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Hurlock, Maryland

Hurlock features 78 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 Hurlock, Maryland

There are 46 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hurlock.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hurlock, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hurlock landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hurlock.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hurlock, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $812 and $992.

2021 Hurlock, 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 $748 $753 $902 $1,240 $1,367
Payment Standard Range $673 to $823 $678 to $828 $812 to $992 $1,116 to $1,364 $1,230 to $1,504

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hurlock, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 124
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 78
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.34%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $36,352 ±$6,293
Median Rent $846 ±$200
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.05% ± 15.73pp
Total Population 1,958

Population and Household Demographics

Hurlock is a city in Dorchester County, Maryland with a population of 1,958. There are 739 households in the city with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 32.34% of households in Hurlock are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hurlock

The median gross income for households in Hurlock is $36,352 a year, or $3,029 a month. The median rent for the city is $846 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hurlock, a household making less than $2,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Hurlock.

Area Median Income In Hurlock

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 Hurlock, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dorchester County.

In Hurlock, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,400

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 Hurlock

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 Hurlock

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