Affordable Housing In Upper Marlboro
Prince Georges County, Maryland

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Upper Marlboro

Marwood Senior Apartments

5605 South Marwood Blvd
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

The Lodge at Marlton

9590 Robert Crain Hwy
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
1 BR
62+

Largo Landing

1077 Largo Rd
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woods of Marlton

8851 Heathermore Blvd
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Woods of Marlton II

8821 Heathermore Blvd
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Upper Marlboro, 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 Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 653 affordable apartments for rent in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

Income Based Apartments in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Upper Marlboro features 106 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 Upper Marlboro, Maryland

There are 547 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Upper Marlboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Upper Marlboro, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,607 and $1,964.

2022 Upper Marlboro, 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
Upper Marlboro, Maryland Fair Market Rent $1,539 $1,567 $1,785 $2,260 $2,713
Upper Marlboro, Maryland Payment Standard Range $1,385 to $1,693 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,607 to $1,964 $2,034 to $2,486 $2,442 to $2,984

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Upper Marlboro, MD Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 653
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 106
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $85,893 ±$14,232
Median Rent $1,583 ±$280
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.94% ± 17.44pp
Total Population 699

Population and Household Demographics

Upper Marlboro is a city in Prince Georges County, Maryland with a population of 699. There are 317 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 19.56% of households in Upper Marlboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Upper Marlboro

The median gross income for households in Upper Marlboro is $85,893 a year, or $7,158 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,583 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Upper Marlboro, a household making less than $5,277 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Upper Marlboro.

Area Median Income In Upper Marlboro

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

In Upper Marlboro, 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 Upper Marlboro

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 Upper Marlboro

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro 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 Upper Marlboro 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