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Affordable Housing In Rising Sun
Cecil County, Maryland

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rising Sun

Maple Heights Apartments

101 W Maple Heights Ct
Rising Sun, Maryland
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Mckinley Apartments

500 Dodson Drive
Rising Sun, Maryland
1 BR

Fairview Apartments

100 McNamee Ln
Rising Sun, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Maple Heights Associates ,

301 W Maple Heights Ct
Rising Sun, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Vadala Apartments

254 Hopewell Rd
Rising Sun, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers

Mckinley II Lp

600 Dodson Dr
Rising Sun, Maryland

Vadala Rentals

11 Mushroom Ln
Rising Sun, Maryland
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Rising Sun

Housing Authority Programs
Cecil County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rising Sun, Maryland

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 286 affordable apartments for rent in Rising Sun, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Rising Sun, Maryland

Rising Sun features 47 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 Rising Sun, Maryland

There are 239 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rising Sun.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rising Sun, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rising Sun landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Rising Sun.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rising Sun, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,103 and $1,349.

2020 Rising Sun, 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 $864 $1,013 $1,226 $1,528 $1,754
Payment Standard Range $778 to $950 $912 to $1,114 $1,103 to $1,349 $1,375 to $1,681 $1,579 to $1,929

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rising Sun, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 286
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 47
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.88
Median Household Income $55,893 ±$15,637
Median Rent $815 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 70% ± 13.58pp
Total Population 2,869

Population and Household Demographics

Rising Sun is a City in Cecil County, Maryland with a population of 2,869. There are 997 households in the city with an average household size of 2.88 persons. 45.14% of households in Rising Sun are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rising Sun

The median gross income for households in Rising Sun is $55,893 a year, or $4,658 a month. The median rent for the city is $815 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rising Sun, a household making less than $2,717 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 70% of households who rent are overburdened in Rising Sun.1

Area Median Income In Rising Sun

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 Rising Sun, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cecil County.

In Rising Sun, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,100

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 Rising Sun

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 Rising Sun

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,950 $21,650 $24,350 $27,050 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $31,550 $36,050 $40,550 $45,050 $48,700 $52,300 $55,900 $59,500
80% of Median $50,500 $57,700 $64,900 $72,100 $77,900 $83,650 $89,450 $95,200