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Affordable Housing In Montgomery County
Maryland

179 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montgomery County

Byron House, Inc

9200 Kentsdale Dr
Potomac, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Lenox Park

1400 E West Hwy
Silver Spring, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Montgomery Homes VI - A

9728 Pleasant Gate Ln
Potomac, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Plymouth Street, 8709 - 11

8709 Plymouth St
Silver Spring, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Ambassador Apartments

2715 University Blvd W
Silver Spring, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Mhp Glenville Road Apartments

8313 Glenville Rd
Silver Spring, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Pooks Hills High Rise

3 Pooks Hill Rd
Bethesda, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Hampden Lane Lasko Manor

4913 Hampden Ln
Bethesda, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Gramax Towers

8060 13th St
Silver Spring, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Montgomery County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montgomery County, Maryland

There are 179 low income housing apartment communities offering 19,091 affordable apartments for rent in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County features 7,246 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 Montgomery County, Maryland

There are 11,393 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montgomery County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montgomery County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Montgomery County landlords $1,300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Montgomery County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Montgomery County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,536 and $1,878.

2020 Montgomery County, 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 $1,457 $1,500 $1,707 $2,215 $2,707
Payment Standard Range $1,311 to $1,603 $1,350 to $1,650 $1,536 to $1,878 $1,994 to $2,437 $2,436 to $2,978

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Montgomery County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 179
Total Low Income Apartments 19,091
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 7,246
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $99,435 ±$952
Median Rent $1,627 ±$13
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.2% ± 1.05pp
Total Population 1,017,859

Population and Household Demographics

Montgomery County is a county in Maryland with a population of 1,017,859. There are 365,235 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 33.84% of households in Montgomery County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montgomery County

The median gross income for households in Montgomery County is $99,435 a year, or $8,286 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,627 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montgomery County, a household making less than $5,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Montgomery County.

Area Median Income In Montgomery County

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.

In Montgomery County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $126,000

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 Montgomery County

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 Montgomery County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $26,500 $30,250 $34,050 $37,800 $40,850 $43,850 $46,900 $49,900
50% of Median $44,100 $50,400 $56,700 $63,000 $68,050 $73,100 $78,150 $83,200
80% of Median $55,750 $63,700 $71,650 $79,600 $86,000 $92,350 $98,750 $105,100

Cities In Montgomery County

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Abington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abington is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Ames The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ames is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Amsterdam The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amsterdam is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Arcadia University The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia University is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Ashton Sandy Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashton Sandy Spring is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Ashton-Sandy Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashton-Sandy Spring is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Aspen Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aspen Hill is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Audubon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Audubon is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Barnesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barnesville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Bethesda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethesda is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Blue Bell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Bell is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Bridgeport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridgeport is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Brookeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookeville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Brookmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brookmont is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Bryn Athyn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryn Athyn is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Bryn Mawr The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryn Mawr is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Burtonsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burtonsville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Cabin John The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cabin John is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Calverton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calverton is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Canajoharie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canajoharie is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Charleston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charleston is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Cheltenham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cheltenham is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Chevy Chase The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chevy Chase is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Chevy Chase Section Five The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chevy Chase Section Five is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Chevy Chase Section Three The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chevy Chase Section Three is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Chevy Chase View The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chevy Chase View is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Chevy Chase Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chevy Chase Village is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Clarksburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarksburg is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Cloverly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cloverly is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Colesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colesville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Damascus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Damascus is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Darnestown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darnestown is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Derwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Derwood is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Eagleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagleville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Evansburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Evansburg is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Fairland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairland is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Forest Glen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Glen is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Fort Plain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Plain is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Fort Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Washington is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Four Corners The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Four Corners is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Friendship Heights Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendship Heights Village is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Fultonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fultonville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Gaithersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gaithersburg is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Garrett Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garrett Park is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Germantown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Germantown is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Glen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Glen Echo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Echo is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Glenmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenmont is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Glenside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenside is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Green Lane The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Lane is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Hagaman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hagaman is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Halfway House The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halfway House is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Hatboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatboro is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Hatfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatfield is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Hillandale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillandale is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Horsham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Horsham is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Horshamship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Horshamship is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Kemp Mill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kemp Mill is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Kensington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kensington is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
King of Prussia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves King of Prussia is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Kulpsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kulpsville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Lansdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lansdale is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Layhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Layhill is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Laytonsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laytonsville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Leisure World The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leisure World is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Limerick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Limerick is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Lower Frederick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Frederick is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Lower Merion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Merion is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Lower Moreland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lower Moreland is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Maple Glen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maple Glen is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Marlborough The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlborough is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Martin's Additions The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martin's Additions is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Minden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minden is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Montgomery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Montgomery Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery Village is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Narberth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Narberth is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Nelliston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nelliston is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
New Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hanover is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
North Bethesda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Bethesda is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
North Chevy Chase The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Chevy Chase is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
North Kensington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Kensington is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
North Potomac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Potomac is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
North Wales The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Wales is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Olney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olney is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Palatine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palatine is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Perkiomen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perkiomen is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Plymouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plymouth is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Plymouth Meeting The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plymouth Meeting is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Poolesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poolesville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Potomac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Potomac is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Pottsgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pottsgrove is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Redland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redland is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Rockledge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockledge is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Rockville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockville are the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County and Rockville Housing Enterprises.
Root The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Root is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Salford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salford is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Sanatoga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanatoga is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Sandy Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandy Spring is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Silver Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Spring is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Skippack The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skippack is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Skippackship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skippackship is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerset is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
South Kensington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Kensington is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Spencerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencerville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
St. Johnsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Johnsville is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Takoma Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Takoma Park is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Travilah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Travilah is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Tribes Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tribes Hill is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Dublin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Dublin is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Gwynedd The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Gwynedd is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Hanover is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Merion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Merion is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Moreland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Moreland is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Providence The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Providence is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Upper Salford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Salford is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Washington Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington Grove is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
West Conshohocken The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Conshohocken is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
West Norriton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Norriton is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
West Pottsgrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pottsgrove is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Wheaton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheaton is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
White Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Oak is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Whitemarsh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitemarsh is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Whitpain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitpain is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Worcester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worcester is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Woxhall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woxhall is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Wyncote The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyncote is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.
Wyndmoor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyndmoor is the Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County.