Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Saint Marys County, MD

Discover affordable housing in Saint Marys County where there are 23+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Patuxent Cove

22014 Pegg Road, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-3
payment $1323-1695/mo.

Indian Bridge Apartments

45910 Indian Way, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-2
payment $898-1300/mo.

Victory Woods

22611 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-2
payment $519-1250/mo.

Hunting Creek

46925 Crocus Street, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-3
payment $509-1350/mo.

Chancellors Run

45882 Chancellors Run Road, Great Mills, Maryland 20634

bed 1-2

Great Mills Court

45990 Great Mills Ct., Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-3

Breton Bay

22594 Gregory Drive, Box 41, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

bed 1-2

Joe Baker

21260 Joe Baker Court, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1

Lex Woods Apartments

21284 Lexwood Ct, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-3

Hunting Meadows

44860 Hunting Meadows Ct., Callaway, Maryland 20620

bed 1-2

Hunting Meadows DELETE

1033 Hunting Quarter Rd, Callaway, Maryland 0

Spring Valley Apartments

46533 Valley Ct, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-3

Valley Drive Estates

22001 Valley Dr Estates, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 2-3

Cedar Lane Apartments

22680 Cedar Lane Ct, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

Patuxent Crossing Apartments

21691 Eric Road, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 1-3

New Towne Village

22810 Dorsey St , Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

Patuxent Woods

46021 Radford Lane, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

bed 3

Lexington Village Apartments

21633 Liberty St, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

Leonardtown Village Apartments

41485 Connelly St, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

Riverbay Townhomes

48100 Baywoods Dr, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Saint Marys County, Maryland

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Saint Marys County, Maryland
$18.24 (+122%) more than Maryland minimum wage and $25.99 (+358%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Saint Marys County, Maryland?

The County of Saint Marys County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 20.98 percent of the population living in Saint Marys County.

What is the rental market like in Saint Marys County, Maryland?

There are an estimated housing units in the Saint Marys County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Saint Marys County, Maryland, there are 1.01 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Saint Marys County?

The rental vacancy rate in Saint Marys County is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Saint Marys County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Saint Marys County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
233 1,352 4,419 3,794 1,228
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Saint Marys County

A large number of apartments in Saint Marys County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Saint Marys County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,470 to $2,662. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,470
One BR $1,492
Two BR $1,755
Three BR $2,277
Four BR $2,662
2024 Fair Market Rents in Saint Marys County, Maryland

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Saint Marys County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 155 67 percent
One BR 915 68 percent
Two BR 2,053 46 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Saint Marys County, Maryland

How many affordable rental units are in Saint Marys County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Saint Marys County, Maryland including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Saint Marys County, Maryland

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Saint Marys County, Maryland

Saint Marys County features 480 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 Saint Marys County, Maryland

There are 934 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Saint Marys County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Saint Marys County, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Saint Marys County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Saint Marys County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Saint Marys County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,580 and $1,931.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.