Baltimore City Housing Authority

417 E. Fayette St., Ste. 1339, Baltimore, MD, 21202
(410) 396-3237



Baltimore city County

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About Baltimore City Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) was established in 1937 to provide federally-funded public housing programs and related services for Baltimore's low-income residents. HABC is the fifth largest public housing authority in the country, with more than 1,000 employees and an annual budget of approximately $300 million. The Agency currently serves over 20,000 residents in more than 10,000 housing units. HABC's portfolio includes 28 family developments, 17 mixed population buildings, 2 senior buildings and scattered sites throughout the City. Baltimore's Housing Choice Voucher program provides an additional 12,000 families with rental housing subsidies each year.


Mission Statement

Baltimore Housing's mission is to ensure that all citizens of Baltimore have access to adequate and affordable housing opportunities in safe, livable and decent neighborhoods.

Program Summary for Baltimore City Housing Authority

Baltimore City Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Baltimore City Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 11,512 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Baltimore City Housing Authority administered a total of 19,275 Section 8 Vouchers. Baltimore City Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Baltimore City Housing Authority is located at 417 E. Fayette St., Ste. 1339, Baltimore, MD, 21202 and serves the city of Baltimore. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Baltimore City Housing Authority at, (410) 396-3237 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Baltimore City Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 74
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 19,275
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 11,512
Waiting list for the Baltimore City Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Baltimore County, MD

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Baltimore County, MD:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $30,350
  • $34,700
  • $39,050
  • $43,350
  • $46,850
  • $50,300
  • $53,800
  • $57,250
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,200
  • $20,800
  • $23,400
  • $26,000
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $46,000
  • $52,600
  • $59,150
  • $65,700
  • $71,000
  • $76,250
  • $81,500
  • $86,750

2017 Fair Market Rents for Baltimore County, MD

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Baltimore County, MD:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$903 $1097 $1376 $1769 $2072



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Baltimore County Housing Authority Baltimore County Housing Authority Baltimore MD 6,133 N/A Open 5.79 Miles Contact
Anne Arundel County Housing Commisson Anne Arundel County Housing Commisson Glen Burnie MD N/A N/A Open 8.77 Miles Contact
Howard County Housing Commission Howard County Housing Commission Columbia MD 944 50 Open 14.58 Miles Contact
MD Dept. of Housing And Community Development MD Dept. of Housing And Community Development Crownsville MD 2,455 N/A Open 18.3 Miles Contact
Harford County Housing Agency Harford County Housing Agency Bel Air MD 1,269 N/A Open 21.94 Miles Contact
Annapolis Housing Authority Annapolis Housing Authority Annapolis MD 384 1,098 Open 23.19 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Baltimore City Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
11,607
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Baltimore County Quick Facts

Population: 826,925
Persons Per Household: 2.52
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 27.9%
Homeownership Rate: 66.5%
Housing Units: 335,853
Yearly Income Per Person: $34,374
Median Household Income: $66,486