Affordable Housing In Queen Annes County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Queen Annes County
Housing Authorities that serve Queen Annes County
|Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership; Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Queen Annes County, Maryland
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 333 affordable apartments for rent in Queen Annes County, Maryland.
Income Based Apartments in Queen Annes County, Maryland
Queen Annes County features 160 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 Queen Annes County, Maryland
There are 173 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Queen Annes County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Queen Annes County, Maryland
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Queen Annes County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Queen Annes County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Queen Annes County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,238 and $1,514.
2020 Queen Annes 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||$897||$1,105||$1,376||$1,781||$2,037|
|Payment Standard Range||$807 to $987||$995 to $1,216||$1,238 to $1,514||$1,603 to $1,959||$1,833 to $2,241|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Queen Annes County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||333|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||160|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||16.21%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.67|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Median Household Income||$85,963 ±$3,994|
|Median Rent||$1,178 ±$92|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.9% ± 5.88pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Queen Annes County is a county in Maryland with a population of 48,600. There are 17,522 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 16.21% of households in Queen Annes County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Queen Annes County
The median gross income for households in Queen Annes County is $85,963 a year, or $7,164 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,178 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Queen Annes County, a household making less than $3,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Queen Annes County.
Area Median Income In Queen Annes 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 Queen Annes County, 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 Queen Annes 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 Queen Annes County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$21,850||$25,000||$28,100||$31,200||$33,700||$36,200||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$36,400||$41,600||$46,800||$52,000||$56,200||$60,350||$64,500||$68,650|
|80% of Median||$54,950||$62,800||$70,650||$78,500||$84,800||$91,100||$97,350||$103,650|
Cities In Queen Annes County
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|Centreville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Centreville are the Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.|
|Chester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chester are the Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.|
|Grasonville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grasonville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.|
|Sudlersville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sudlersville are the Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.|