Howard County Housing Commission

6751 Columbia Gateway Dr., 3rd. Fl., Columbia, MD, 21046
(410) 313-6491



Howard County

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About Howard County Housing Commission

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The Housing Commission which is a separate legal entity which serves as the Public Housing Authority for the purpose of developing and managing housing resources for low and moderate income residents of Howard County. The Commission also owns and manages residential property, maintains these properties, develops affordable housing opportunities for the citizens of Howard County through partnerships with developers or land acquisition for development, and operates the Housing Choice Voucher Program.


Program Summary for Howard County Housing Commission

Howard County Housing Commission is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Howard County Housing Commission manages several funded programs and has a total of 50 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Howard County Housing Commission administered a total of 944 Section 8 Vouchers. Howard County Housing Commission currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Howard County Housing Commission is located at 6751 Columbia Gateway Dr., 3rd. Fl., Columbia, MD, 21046 and serves the city of Columbia. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Howard County Housing Commission at, (410) 313-6491 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Howard County Housing Commission compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 944
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 50
Waiting list for the Howard County Housing Commission is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Howard 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 Howard County, MD:

Median Income
$0
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 Howard 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 Howard 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
Anne Arundel County Housing Commisson Anne Arundel County Housing Commisson Glen Burnie MD N/A N/A Open 11.45 Miles Contact
College Park Housing Authority College Park Housing Authority College Park MD 162 N/A Open 12.99 Miles Contact
Baltimore City Housing Authority Baltimore City Housing Authority Baltimore MD 19,275 11,512 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 16.08 Miles Contact
Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County Kensington MD 7,088 932 Open 16.52 Miles Contact
Glenarden Housing Authority Glenarden Housing Authority Glenarden MD N/A N/A Open 16.88 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Howard County Housing Commission Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
50
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Howard County Quick Facts

Population: 309,284
Persons Per Household: 2.74
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 24.7%
Homeownership Rate: 73.9%
Housing Units: 113,053
Yearly Income Per Person: $48,172
Median Household Income: $109,865