Affordable Housing In Lake Shore
Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Lake Shore, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lake Shore, Maryland

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lake Shore, Maryland

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Lake Shore, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Lake Shore, Maryland

Lake Shore 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 Lake Shore, Maryland

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lake Shore, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lake Shore landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $600 towards rent in Lake Shore.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lake Shore, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,256 and $1,535.

2022 Lake Shore, 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
Lake Shore, Maryland Fair Market Rent $953 $1,124 $1,395 $1,809 $2,075
Lake Shore, Maryland Payment Standard Range $858 to $1,048 $1,012 to $1,236 $1,256 to $1,535 $1,628 to $1,990 $1,868 to $2,283

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lake Shore, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 8.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $94,203 ±$4,821
Median Rent $1,477 ±$261
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.83% ± 20.09pp
Total Population 19,375

Population and Household Demographics

Lake Shore is a city in Anne Arundel County, Maryland with a population of 19,375. There are 7,229 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 8.71% of households in Lake Shore are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lake Shore

The median gross income for households in Lake Shore is $94,203 a year, or $7,850 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,477 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lake Shore, a household making less than $4,923 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Lake Shore.

Area Median Income In Lake Shore

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

In Lake Shore, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,100

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 Lake Shore

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 Lake Shore

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lake Shore AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,100 $25,250 $28,400 $31,550 $34,100 $36,600 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lake Shore AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lake Shore AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500