Affordable Housing In Somerset County
Maryland

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Somerset County

Princess Anne Townhouses

30475 Pine Knoll Dr
Princess Anne, Maryland
$889-996
2-3 BR

Samuel Chase

12380 Fenlon Circle
Princess Anne, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Somerset Commons

12370 Somerset Avenue
Princess Anne, Maryland
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Sommer Place Apartments

11408 Bratten Avenue
Princess Anne, Maryland
Income Based
3-4 BR
Subsidized

Somerset Village

29 Somerset Village Drive
Crisfield, Maryland
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Reserves At Somerset Commons

30520 Hickory Rd
Princess Anne, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Princess Anne Th

30501 Pine Knoll Dr
Princess Anne, Maryland
Subsidized

Loretta Village I

12439 Loretto Rd
Princess Anne, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Loretta Village II

12450 Independence Ct
Princess Anne, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stewarts Neck Apartments

30512 Nutters Ln
Princess Anne, Maryland
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Somerset County, Maryland

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Somerset County, Maryland

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Somerset County, Maryland

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 953 affordable apartments for rent in Somerset County, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Somerset County, Maryland

Somerset County features 734 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 Somerset County, Maryland

There are 219 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Somerset County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Somerset County, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Somerset County, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $713 and $871.

2022 Somerset 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
Somerset County, Maryland Fair Market Rent $611 $648 $792 $1,070 $1,098
Somerset County, Maryland Payment Standard Range $550 to $672 $583 to $713 $713 to $871 $963 to $1,177 $988 to $1,208

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Somerset County, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 953
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 734
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.24%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $35,154 ±$3,464
Median Rent $703 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.06% ± 5.19pp
Total Population 25,980

Population and Household Demographics

Somerset County is a county in Maryland with a population of 25,980. There are 8,385 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 35.24% of households in Somerset County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Somerset County

The median gross income for households in Somerset County is $35,154 a year, or $2,930 a month. The median rent for the county is $703 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Somerset County, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Somerset County.

Area Median Income In Somerset 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 Somerset County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,000

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 Somerset 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 Somerset County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Somerset County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,150 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Somerset County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,200 $28,800 $32,400 $36,000 $38,900 $41,800 $44,650 $47,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Somerset County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,350 $46,100 $51,850 $57,600 $62,250 $66,850 $71,450 $76,050

Cities In Somerset County

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City Served By
Addison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Addison is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Addisonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Addisonship is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Belle Mead The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belle Mead is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Benson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benson is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Black The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Black is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Blackwells Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blackwells Mills is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Blawenburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blawenburg is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Boswell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boswell is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Bound Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bound Brook is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Brothersvalley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brothersvalley is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Callimont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Callimont is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Casselman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Casselman is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Chance The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chance is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Conemaugh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Conemaugh is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Crisfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crisfield are the Housing Authority of Crisfield and Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Dames Quarter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dames Quarter is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Davidsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Davidsville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Deal Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deal Island is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
East Rocky Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Rocky Hill is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Eden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eden is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Fairmount The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairmount is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Finderne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Finderne is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Franklin Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin Center is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Franklin Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin Park is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Frenchtown Rumbly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frenchtown Rumbly is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Frenchtown-Rumbly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frenchtown-Rumbly is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Friedens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friedens is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Green Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Brook is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Green Knoll The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Knoll is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Greenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Griggstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Griggstown is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Hooversville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hooversville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Indian Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Lake is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Jenner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jenner is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Jennerstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jennerstown is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Jerome The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jerome is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Larimer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Larimer is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Manville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Martinsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martinsville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Middlebush The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middlebush is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Middlecreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middlecreek is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Milford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milford is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Millstone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millstone is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Montgomery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Mount Vernon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Vernon is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
New Baltimore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Baltimore is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
New Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Centerville is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Northampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northampton is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Ogle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ogle is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Paint The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paint is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Paintship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paintship is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Princess Anne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Princess Anne is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Quemahoning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quemahoning is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Raritan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raritan is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Shade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shade is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Smith Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smith Island is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerset is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Southampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Southampton is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Summit is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Ten Mile Run The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ten Mile Run is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Upper Turkeyfoot The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upper Turkeyfoot is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Ursina The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ursina is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Warren The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warren is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Wellersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellersburg is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
West Pocomoke The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Pocomoke is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Weston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weston is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Zarephath The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zarephath is the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.