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Morningside Park Apartments

9950 Guilford
Jessup, Maryland
Income Based
1-2 BR

There are 0 low-income apartments in Jessup that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 35 low-income homes in Jessup where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on July 13th, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Jessup, 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
Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
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Jessup, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Jessup, Maryland

Jessup features 35 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 Jessup, Maryland

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jessup, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jessup, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,393 and $1,703.

2023 Jessup, 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
Jessup, Maryland Fair Market Rent $1,082 $1,254 $1,548 $2,009 $2,298
Jessup, Maryland Payment Standard Range $974 to $1,190 $1,129 to $1,379 $1,393 to $1,703 $1,808 to $2,210 $2,068 to $2,528

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jessup, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 35
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 35
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $54,219 ±$5,362
Median Rent $1,206 ±$370
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 66.32% ± 27.08pp
Total Population 7,671

Population and Household Demographics

Jessup is a city in Anne Arundel County, Maryland with a population of 7,671. There are 683 households in the city with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 27.82% of households in Jessup are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jessup

The median gross income for households in Jessup is $54,219 a year, or $4,518 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,206 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jessup, a household making less than $4,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 66.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Jessup.

Area Median Income In Jessup

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 Jessup, the AMI is calculated from all households within Anne Arundel County.

In Jessup, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $121,700

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 Jessup

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 Jessup

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jessup AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$25,550 $29,200 $32,850 $36,500 $39,450 $42,350 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jessup AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$42,600 $48,700 $54,800 $60,850 $65,750 $70,600 $75,500 $80,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jessup AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,300 $75,750 $85,200 $94,650 $102,250 $109,800 $117,400 $124,950