Affordable Housing In Prince Georges County
Maryland

121 Low Income Apartment Communities In Prince Georges County

Millwood Townhouses

1298 Karen Blvd
Capitol Heights, Maryland
$1,087-1,321
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Pleasant Homes

6606 Greig St
Seat Pleasant, Maryland
$915-1,096
1-2 BR
Subsidized

The Manor at Victoria Park

3420 Rickey Ave
Temple Hills, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Renaissance Square

4307 Jefferson St
Hyattsville, Maryland
Income Based
1-2 BR

Park View at Laurel

9000 Briarcroft Ln
Laurel, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Park View at Laurel II

9010 Briarcroft Ln
Laurel, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Windham Creek Apartments

5123 Suitland Rd
Suitland, Maryland
Income Based
1-3 BR

Summer Ridge

1829 Belle Haven Dr
Landover, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Vistas at Lake Largo

500 N Harry S Truman Dr
Largo, Maryland
$1,036-1,326
1-2 BR

Woodland Springs Apartments

6617 Atwood Street
District Heights, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

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 Prince Georges County, Maryland

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Moderate Rehabilitation

Guide To Affordable Housing in Prince Georges County, Maryland

There are 121 low income housing apartment communities offering 12,812 affordable apartments for rent in Prince Georges County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Prince Georges County, Maryland

Prince Georges County features 3,713 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 8,941 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 $1,607 and $1,964.

2022 Prince Georges 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
Prince Georges County, Maryland Fair Market Rent $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Prince Georges County, Maryland Payment Standard Range $1,385 to $1,693 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,607 to $1,964 $2,034 to $2,486 $2,442 to $2,984

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Prince Georges County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 121
Total Low Income Apartments 12,812
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,713
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $74,260 ±$766
Median Rent $1,294 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.29% ± 1.17pp
Total Population 892,816

Population and Household Demographics

Prince Georges County is a county in Maryland with a population of 892,816. There are 305,610 households in the county with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 38.01% of households in Prince Georges County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Prince Georges County

The median gross income for households in Prince Georges County is $74,260 a year, or $6,188 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,294 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Prince Georges County, a household making less than $4,313 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Prince Georges County.

Area Median Income In Prince Georges 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 Prince Georges County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $129,000

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 Prince Georges 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 Prince Georges County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Prince Georges County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Prince Georges County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$45,150 $51,600 $58,050 $64,500 $69,700 $74,850 $80,000 $85,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Prince Georges County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$57,650 $65,850 $74,100 $82,300 $88,900 $95,500 $102,100 $108,650

Cities In Prince Georges County

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City Served By
Adelphi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adelphi is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Beltsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beltsville is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Berwyn Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berwyn Heights is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Bladensburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bladensburg is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Bowie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bowie is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Camp Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camp Springs is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Capitol Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Capitol Heights is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Chillum The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chillum is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
College Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve College Park are the College Park Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
District Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves District Heights is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Fairmount Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairmount Heights is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Forestville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestville is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Fort Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Washington is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Glenarden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glenarden are the Glenarden Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Greenbelt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenbelt is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Hyattsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hyattsville is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Landover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Landover is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Langley Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Langley Park is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Lanham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lanham is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Largo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Largo is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Laurel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Laurel is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Marlow Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marlow Heights is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Mount Rainier The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Rainier is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Oxon Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oxon Hill is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Riverdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riverdale is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Seat Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seat Pleasant is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Suitland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Suitland is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Temple Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Temple Hills is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.
Upper Marlboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Marlboro is the Housing Authority of Prince Georges County.