Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Walkersville, MD

Discover affordable housing in Walkersville where there are 2+ 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.

Victoria Park at Walkersville

105 Sandstone Dr, Walkersville, Maryland 21793

bed 1-2
payment $840-1482/mo.
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

8315 Revelation Ave

8315 Revelation Ave, Walkersville, Maryland 21793

bed 3
payment $1999/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Walkersville, 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
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
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 Walkersville, Maryland
$38.73/hour
$23.73 (+158%) more than Maryland minimum wage and $31.48 (+434%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Walkersville, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Homeownership, Section 8 HCV Money Follows the Person (MFP) programs for Walkersville, Maryland.

Go to the Maryland Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Walkersville.

How many renters live in Walkersville, Maryland?

The City of Walkersville has 6,239 people living in 2,440 households.

There are 597 renters living in 304 renter households in this City. Renters make up 9.57 percent of the population living in Walkersville.

What is the rental market like in Walkersville, Maryland?

There are an estimated 2,440 housing units in the Walkersville area. Of these, 304 units are rental homes, making up 12 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Walkersville, Maryland, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Walkersville?

The rental vacancy rate in Walkersville is 0 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 Walkersville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Walkersville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 35 156 83 5
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Walkersville

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

How many renter households in Walkersville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 16 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Walkersville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,772 to $3,015. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,772
One BR $1,803
Two BR $2,045
Three BR $2,544
Four BR $3,015
2024 Fair Market Rents in Walkersville, Maryland

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Walkersville?

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
One BR 35 100 percent
Two BR 122 78 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Walkersville, Maryland

How many affordable rental units are in Walkersville?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 80
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Walkersville, Maryland

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

Income Based Apartments in Walkersville, Maryland

Walkersville 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 Walkersville, Maryland

There are 80 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Walkersville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Walkersville, Maryland

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Walkersville, Maryland for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,841 and $2,250.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.