Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Prince Georges County, MD

Discover affordable housing in Prince Georges County where there are 122+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Lodge at Marlton

9590 Robert Crain Hwy, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

bed 1-2
payment $1257-1980/mo.

Cheval Court

2611 Luana Dr, Forestville, Maryland 20747

bed 1
payment $1112/mo.

Trinity Terrace

6001 Fisher Rd, Temple Hills, Maryland 20748

bed 1
payment $1167/mo.

Park View at Emerson

9895 Palace Hall Drive, Laurel, Maryland 20723

bed 1-2

Selborne House of Laurel

501 Main Street , Laurel, Maryland 20707

bed Studio-1
payment $715-945/mo.

Park View at Laurel

9000 Briarcroft Ln, Laurel, Maryland 20708

bed 1-2
payment $1049/mo.

Park View at Bladensburg

4202 58th Avenue , Bladensburg, Maryland 20710

bed 1

Hollins Station

4374 Hollins Ferry Road, Landover, Maryland 21227

bed 3

Bladensburg Commons

4200 58th Avenue, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710

bed 1-3
payment $1468/mo.

Patuxent Square Apartments

9900 Washington Blvd, Suite B, Laurel, Maryland 20723

bed 1-2

Birchwood at Newton Green

5300 Newton St, Bladensburg, Maryland 20710

bed 1-2

Renaissance Square

4307 Jefferson St, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781

bed 1-2

Victory House Of Palmer Park

7801 Barlowe Rd Apt 100 , Landover, Maryland 20785

bed 1

St Paul Senior Living I & II

1207 Addison Rd, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743

bed 1-2

The Manor at Victoria Park

3420 Rickey Ave, Temple Hills, Maryland 20748

bed 1-2

Avondale Park Apartments

4915 Eastern Ave, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782

bed 1

Marwood Senior Apartments

5605 South Marwood Blvd, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

bed 1-2

Spellman House Apartments

4711 Berwyn House Road, College Park, Maryland 20740

bed 1

Manor Apartments

4907 Eastern Ave, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782

bed Studio-1

Windham Creek Apartments

5123 Suitland Rd, Suitland, Maryland 20746

bed 1-3
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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Prince Georges County, Maryland

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Prince Georges County, Maryland
$23.73 (+158%) more than Maryland minimum wage and $31.48 (+434%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Prince Georges County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Moderate Rehabilitation programs for Prince Georges County, Maryland.

Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Prince Georges County.

How many renters live in Prince Georges County, Maryland?

The County of Prince Georges County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 34.91 percent of the population living in Prince Georges County.

What is the rental market like in Prince Georges County, Maryland?

There are an estimated housing units in the Prince Georges County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Prince Georges County, Maryland, there are 1.06 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Prince Georges County?

The rental vacancy rate in Prince Georges County is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Prince Georges County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Prince Georges County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
9,567 37,602 50,327 20,875 9,179
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Prince Georges County

A large number of apartments in Prince Georges County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Prince Georges County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,772 to $3,015. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,772
One BR $1,803
Two BR $2,045
Three BR $2,544
Four BR $3,015
2024 Fair Market Rents in Prince Georges County, Maryland

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Prince Georges County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 5,664 59 percent
One BR 24,184 64 percent
Two BR 15,093 30 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Prince Georges County, Maryland

How many affordable rental units are in Prince Georges County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Prince Georges County, Maryland including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Prince Georges County, Maryland

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Prince Georges County, Maryland

Prince Georges County features 4,011 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 Prince Georges County, Maryland

There are 9,694 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Prince Georges County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Prince Georges County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Prince Georges County landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Prince Georges County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Prince Georges County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,841 and $2,250.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.