Affordable Housing In Trappe
Talbot County, Maryland

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Trappe where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 24 affordable apartments in Trappe that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Trappe, Maryland

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


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Affordable Housing Near Trappe

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Trappe, 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
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)
Housing Commission of Talbot Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Trappe.

Trappe, Maryland Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Trappe, Maryland

Trappe 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 Trappe, Maryland

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trappe.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Trappe, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Trappe, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,081 and $1,321.

2023 Trappe, 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
Trappe, Maryland Fair Market Rent $1,013 $1,063 $1,201 $1,707 $2,046
Trappe, Maryland Payment Standard Range $912 to $1,114 $957 to $1,169 $1,081 to $1,321 $1,536 to $1,878 $1,841 to $2,251

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Trappe, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.42
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $61,250 ±$11,525
Median Rent $961 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 17.53pp
Total Population 1,228

Population and Household Demographics

Trappe is a city in Talbot County, Maryland with a population of 1,228. There are 486 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 44.44% of households in Trappe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trappe

The median gross income for households in Trappe is $61,250 a year, or $5,104 a month. The median rent for the city is $961 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trappe, a household making less than $3,203 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Trappe.

Area Median Income In Trappe

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 Trappe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Talbot County.

In Trappe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $101,100

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 Trappe

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 Trappe

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Trappe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,550 $23,450 $26,400 $29,300 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Trappe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,200 $39,100 $44,000 $48,850 $52,800 $56,700 $60,600 $64,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Trappe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,750 $62,550 $70,350 $78,150 $84,450 $90,700 $96,950 $103,200