Qualify for Housing Assistance in Maryland

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in Maryland.


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Baltimore-Towson, MD
30% of Median$17250$19700$22200$24650$26600$28600$30550$32550
Very Low Income$28750$32850$36950$41050$44350$47600$50900$54200
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Cumberland, MD-WV
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Hagerstown, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
30% of Median$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Very Low Income$27250$31100$35000$38900$42000$45100$48250$51350
Low-Income$43600$49800$56050$62250$67250$72200$77200$82150
Salisbury, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Somerset County, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD
30% of Median$21550$24650$27700$30800$33250$35750$38200$40650
Very Low Income$35950$41100$46200$51350$55450$59550$63650$67800
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Caroline County, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Dorchester County, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Garrett County, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
Kent County, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050
St. Mary's County, MD
30% of Median$18000$20550$23150$25700$27750$29800$31850$33900
Very Low Income$29950$34250$38500$42800$46200$49650$53050$56500
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Talbot County, MD
30% of Median$15400$17600$19800$22000$23750$25500$27300$29050
Very Low Income$25650$29300$33000$36650$39600$42500$45450$48400
Low-Income$41050$46900$52800$58650$63350$68050$72750$77400
Worcester County, MD
30% of Median$14550$16600$18700$20750$22400$24050$25750$27400
Very Low Income$24200$27700$31150$34600$37350$40150$42900$45650
Low-Income$38750$44300$49800$55350$59800$64200$68650$73050