Affordable Housing In Suitland
Prince Georges County, Maryland

Affordable Housing programs support 248 income based apartments in Suitland where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,470 affordable apartments in Suitland that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Suitland, Maryland

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Suitland. Go to the Maryland Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Suitland.

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Suitland, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Prince Georges County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Moderate Rehabilitation
Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Suitland.

Suitland, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Suitland, Maryland

Suitland features 248 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 Suitland, Maryland

There are 1,470 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Suitland.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Suitland, Maryland

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Suitland landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Suitland.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Suitland, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,654 and $2,022.

2023 Suitland, 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
Suitland, Maryland Fair Market Rent $1,589 $1,615 $1,838 $2,299 $2,742
Suitland, Maryland Payment Standard Range $1,430 to $1,748 $1,454 to $1,777 $1,654 to $2,022 $2,069 to $2,529 $2,468 to $3,016

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Suitland, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 1,718
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 248
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 60.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $58,884 ±$3,997
Median Rent $1,194 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.35% ± 4.92pp
Total Population 23,824

Population and Household Demographics

Suitland is a city in Prince Georges County, Maryland with a population of 23,824. There are 9,516 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 60.88% of households in Suitland are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Suitland

The median gross income for households in Suitland is $58,884 a year, or $4,907 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,194 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Suitland, a household making less than $3,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Suitland.

Area Median Income In Suitland

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 Suitland, the AMI is calculated from all households within Prince Georges County.

In Suitland, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $142,300

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 Suitland

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 Suitland

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Suitland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Suitland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$49,850 $56,950 $64,050 $71,150 $76,850 $82,550 $88,250 $93,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Suitland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,000 $72,000 $81,000 $90,000 $97,200 $104,400 $111,600 $118,800