Affordable Housing In Queen Annes County
Maryland

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Queen Annes County

Renaissance Chase

303 Queen Anne Circle
Centreville, MD
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

The Willows at Centreville

200 Bradley Drive
Centreville, MD
HCV Welcome

Tilghman Terrace Apartments

104 Tilghman Ave
Centreville, MD
Subsidized

Sudlersville Elderly Housing

109 Charles St
Sudlersville, MD
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Village at Slippery Hill

210 Fallen Horse Circle
Grasonville, MD
HCV Welcome
Market Rate

Stevensville Vill.

101 Ellicott Dr
Chester, MD
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Queen Annes County

Housing Authority Programs
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)

Other Housing Authorities located in Queen Annes County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Queen Anne's County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Queen Annes County, Maryland

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 296 affordable apartments for rent in Queen Annes County, Maryland. Queen Annes County features 160 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 136 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Queen Annes County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Queen Annes County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 296
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
Total Population 48,600

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.1

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 $101,000

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 Queen Annes County 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 $21,250 $24,250 $27,300 $30,300 $32,750 $35,150 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,500 $54,550 $58,600 $62,650 $66,700
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Queen Annes County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1995 to 1995, 1 low income apartment communities containing 32 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Queen Annes County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Queen Annes County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $35,350 $40,400 $45,450 $50,500 $54,550 $58,600 $62,650 $66,700
60% of Median $42,420 $48,480 $54,540 $60,600 $65,460 $70,320 $75,180 $80,040

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Queen Annes County is $54,540 a year, or $4,545 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $4,545 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,364 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $884 $947 $1,136 $1,313 $1,465 $1,617
60% $1,061 $1,136 $1,364 $1,576 $1,758 $1,940
Fair Market Rents in Queen Annes County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$897 $1,105 $1,376 $1,781 $2,037

Cities In Queen Annes County

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City Listings Served By
Centreville 3 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.
Sudlersville 1 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.
Chester 1 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 1