Affordable Housing In Prince Georges County
Maryland

Affordable Housing programs support 3,713 income based apartments in Prince Georges County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 8,941 affordable apartments in Prince Georges County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Prince Georges County, Maryland

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Prince Georges County. Go to the Maryland Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Prince Georges County.

Millwood Townhouses

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

Pleasant Homes

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

The Manor at Victoria Park

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

Renaissance Square

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

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+
Affordable

Windham Creek Apartments

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

Summer Ridge

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

Vistas at Lake Largo

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

Woodland Springs Apartments

6617 Atwood Street
District Heights, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
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Affordable Housing In Prince Georges County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Beltsville, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Beltsville.
Affordable Housing In Bladensburg, MD Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Bladensburg.
Affordable Housing In Bowie, MD Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Bowie.
Affordable Housing In Camp Springs, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Camp Springs.
Affordable Housing In Capitol Heights, MD Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Capitol Heights.
Affordable Housing In Chillum, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Chillum.
Affordable Housing In College Park, MD Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in College Park.
Affordable Housing In District Heights, MD Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in District Heights.
Affordable Housing In Fairmount Heights, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Fairmount Heights.
Affordable Housing In Forestville, MD Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Forestville.
Affordable Housing In Fort Washington, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Fort Washington.
Affordable Housing In Glenarden, MD Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Glenarden.
Affordable Housing In Greenbelt, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Greenbelt.
Affordable Housing In Hyattsville, MD Affordable Housing programs support 13 apartment communities in Hyattsville.
Affordable Housing In Landover, MD Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Landover.
Affordable Housing In Langley Park, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Langley Park.
Affordable Housing In Lanham, MD Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Lanham.
Affordable Housing In Largo, MD Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Largo.
Affordable Housing In Laurel, MD Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Laurel.
Affordable Housing In Mount Rainier, MD Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Mount Rainier.
Affordable Housing In Oxon Hill, MD Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Oxon Hill.
Affordable Housing In Riverdale, MD Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Riverdale.
Affordable Housing In Seat Pleasant, MD Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Seat Pleasant.
Affordable Housing In Suitland, MD Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Suitland.
Affordable Housing In Temple Hills, MD Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Temple Hills.
Affordable Housing In Upper Marlboro, MD Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Upper Marlboro.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

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

Prince Georges County, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

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 $1,654 and $2,022.

2023 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 $1,589 $1,615 $1,838 $2,299 $2,742
Prince Georges County, Maryland Payment Standard Range $1,430 to $1,748 $1,454 to $1,777 $1,654 to $2,022 $2,069 to $2,529 $2,468 to $3,016

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 $142,300

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

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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.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400
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.
$49,850 $56,950 $64,050 $71,150 $76,850 $82,550 $88,250 $93,950
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.
$63,000 $72,000 $81,000 $90,000 $97,200 $104,400 $111,600 $118,800