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Affordable Housing In Rawlings
Allegany County, Maryland

Housing Authorities that serve Rawlings

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)
Cumberland Housing Group Public Housing
Allegany County Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rawlings, Maryland

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Rawlings, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Rawlings, Maryland

Rawlings features 0 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 Rawlings, Maryland

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rawlings.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rawlings, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rawlings landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Rawlings.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rawlings, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Rawlings, 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
Rawlings, Maryland Fair Market Rent $499 $587 $734 $965 $1,223
Rawlings, Maryland Payment Standard Range $449 to $549 $528 to $646 $661 to $807 $869 to $1,062 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rawlings, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 9.35%
Average Renter Household Size 1.65
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $59,643 ±$41,613
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 103.92pp
Total Population 605

Population and Household Demographics

Rawlings is a city in Allegany County, Maryland with a population of 605. There are 214 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 9.35% of households in Rawlings are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rawlings

The median gross income for households in Rawlings is $59,643 a year, or $4,970 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rawlings, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Rawlings.

Area Median Income In Rawlings

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Rawlings, the AMI is calculated from all households within Allegany County.

In Rawlings, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,900

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 Rawlings

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 Rawlings

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rawlings AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,300 $17,500 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rawlings AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rawlings AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900