Affordable Housing In Owings Mills
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Owings Mills
Housing Authorities that serve Owings Mills
|Baltimore County Office of Housing||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Owings Mills, Maryland
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,051 affordable apartments for rent in Owings Mills, Maryland.
Income Based Apartments in Owings Mills, Maryland
Owings Mills features 526 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 Owings Mills, Maryland
There are 525 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Owings Mills.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Owings Mills, Maryland
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Owings Mills landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Owings Mills.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Owings Mills, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,246 and $1,522.
2021 Owings Mills, 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|
|Owings Mills, Maryland Fair Market Rent||$917||$1,115||$1,384||$1,793||$2,053|
|Owings Mills, Maryland Payment Standard Range||$825 to $1,009||$1,004 to $1,227||$1,246 to $1,522||$1,614 to $1,972||$1,848 to $2,258|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Owings Mills, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,051|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||526|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||56.31%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.53|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Median Household Income||$69,891 ±$4,568|
|Median Rent||$1,377 ±$34|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||43.4% ± 6.95pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Owings Mills is a city in Baltimore County, Maryland with a population of 33,732. There are 12,761 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 56.31% of households in Owings Mills are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Owings Mills
The median gross income for households in Owings Mills is $69,891 a year, or $5,824 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,377 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Owings Mills, a household making less than $4,590 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Owings Mills.
Area Median Income In Owings Mills
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 Owings Mills, the AMI is calculated from all households within Baltimore County.
In Owings Mills, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,000
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 Owings Mills
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 Owings Mills
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Owings Mills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Owings Mills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Owings Mills AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.