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Maryland Section 8 Housing.

Low income families that need help in finding, and paying for affordable housing, can apply for the Maryland Section 8 Housing program. The federal government funded program is managed by public housing authorities listed below. Find section 8 qualified rental homes near you, apartments, houses, emergency section 8 and other accommodations in Maryland along with information on phone numbers as well as online applications.

Section 8 is a housing assistance program that is available to qualified low income families, single people, seniors and adults. Vouchers will help  low income individuals and families pay their rent, based household income. The demand for income subsidized housing is always very high and the number of homes to rent is limited; this results in a waiting list. Maryland public housing authorities can provide details on this. Or some low income or working poor families can also apply for emergency section 8 housing choice vouchers in Maryland as well.

Each public housing authority, or HA, operates in a certain city, town, or county. They process applications either at the office or online for that specific region. Section 8 is in effect a very local low-income housing programs that is focused on certain regions - applicants need to apply to the office near them. Or call a local agency for section 8 housing requirements in Maryland.

In addition, public housing authorities give other assistance. There is Family Self-Sufficiency in Maryland, home buying programs or mortgage help from section 8 vouchers, credit repair, as well as other services. Below you will find who to call to apply or get more information on the Maryland Section 8 housing assistance program.

Public housing authorities for Maryland section 8 vouchers near you

Anne Arundel County Housing Commission
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD018
7477 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
Phone: (410) 222-6200 Fax: (410) 222-6214
This office runs section 8 for the entire county. Though there are other local agencies by city (see below). Private landlords both offer homes for section 8 rental vouchers as well as operate public housing, counseling, and other assistance programs. Locate additional Anne Arundel County rent assistance programs.




  • There is also the city office at Annapolis Housing Authority, 1217 Madison Street, Annapolis, MD 21403, Phone: (410) 267-8000 Fax: (410) 267-8290

Baltimore County, MD
Type: Section 8, Code: MD033
Drum Castle Government Center
Baltimore, MD 21212
Phone: (410) 853-8990 Fax: (410) 853-8999
Note there is a city public housing authority as well. See below. For the county, they provide applications and details on section 8 outside of city limits. But there is other financial help too. Click here to find other agencies and places to get help with bills, rent, and Section 8 in Baltimore Maryland. Whether LIHEAP, security deposit, or other assistance, find more on emergency rent and deposit help in Baltimore/

Baltimore City Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD002
417 E Fayette Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: (410) 396-3232 Fax: (410) 545-7771
Thousands of city residents use section 8 to pay for their homes, apartments and accommodations. Minorities, Latinos, and single parents among others get help. Call the housing authority for lists on section 8 housing as well as applications.

Harford County Housing Agency
Type: Section 8, Code: MD025
15 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
Phone: (410) 638-3045 Fax: (410) 893-9816
Get help from other Hartford County Maryland agencies as well. Homeless and eviction help is offered from the PHA.

Cambridge Housing Authority
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MD010
700 Weaver Avenue
Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: (410) 228-6856 Fax: (410) 228-5553





Queen Anne's County Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD034
PO Box 327
Centreville, MD 21617
Phone: (410) 758-3977 Fax: (410) 758-1170

College Park HA
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MD017
9014 Rhode Island Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 345-3600 Fax: (301) 345-4292

Howard County Housing Commission
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD023
6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, Maryland 21046
Phone: (410) 313-6320 Fax: (410) 313-6092
In addition to Section 8 Housing Vouchers, Howard County Maryland offers other rent, legal and housing assistance programs. The non-profit agency can refer tenants or homeowners to them. The goal is to encourage, and facilitate, affordable housing across the community. Find additional help with rent in Howard County Maryland.

Crisfield Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD009
115 S 7th Street
Crisfield, MD 21817
Phone: (410) 968-0289 Fax: (410) 968-0053

MD Department of Housing And Community Development
Type: Section 8, Code: MD901
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032
Phone: (410) 514-7500 Fax: (410) 514-7499
They help oversee section 8 across the state. The government agency also works with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development on ESG grants, legal aid, discrimination and other programs. Continue with Maryland homeless prevention and rehousing.

Allegany County Housing Authority
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MD005
701 Furnace Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone: (301) 759-2880 Fax: (301) 759-9415





Easton Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD019
900 Doverbrook Street
Easton, MD 21601
Phone: (410) 822-5358 Fax: (410) 822-3213

Cecil County Housing Agency
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD016
200 Chesapeake Blvd
Elkton, MD 21921
Phone: (410) 996-5245 Fax: (410) 996-5256

Frederick Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD003.
209 Madison Street
Frederick, Maryland 21701
Phone: (301) 662-8173 Fax: (301) 663-1464
Apply for section 8 or other financial aid from government agencies. The community action agency partners with section 8 on this service. Vouchers can help pay rent or mortgages in Frederick County Maryland. There are other options, and locate rental assistance in Frederick County.

Frostburg Housing Authority
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MD008
101 Meshach Frost Village
Frostburg, MD 21532
Phone: (301) 689-9700 Fax: (301) 689-5125

Glenarden Housing Authority
Type: Low-Rent, Code: MD011
8639 Glenarden Parkway
Glenarden, MD 20706
Phone: (301) 772-0880 Fax: (301) 322-1945

Hagerstown Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD028
35 W Baltimore Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: (301) 733-6911 Fax: (301) 733-3858

Havre De Grace Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD012
101 Stansbury Court
Havre De Grace, MD 21078
Phone: (410) 939-2097 Fax: (410) 939-6053

Montgomery County HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD004
10400 Detrick Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895
Phone: (240) 773-9000 Fax: (301) 949-4690
Both an emergency housing choice voucher as well as long term help (through income based homes) may assist. Call other government organizations for housing. There is emergency rent help in Montgomery County Maryland. Low income families, seniors, the disabled can get other support too. Look into it to apply for rent help, Section 8 Housing Vouchers, or more.

Prince Georges HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD015
9400 Peppercorn Place
Largo, MD 20774
Phone: (301) 883-5531 Fax: (301) 883-9832
Locate other ways to get help with bills, housing expenses, and funds for paying rent. Government agencies and non-profits provide aid. Learn more rent assistance Prince Georges County.

St. Mary's County Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD021. Learn more on rental and housing programs in Maryland.
21155 Lexwood Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Phone: (301) 866-6590 Fax: (301) 737-5628

Charles County Commissioners
Type: Section 8, Code: MD024
8190 Port Tobacco Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Phone: (301) 934-0112 Fax: (301) 934-5624







Calvert County Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD022
480 Main Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: (410) 535-5010 Fax: (410) 535-4286
Resources include financial aid for utility bills, shelters, transitional housing, and more. There is also legal aid to help with housing discrimination or applications for section 8.

Rockville HA
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD007
621 A Southlawn Lane
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 424-6265 Fax: (301) 217-5857

St. Michaels Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD013
PO Box 296
Saint Michaels, Maryland 21663
Phone: (410) 745-5121 Fax: (410) 745-3832

Wicomico County Housing Authority
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: MD014
911 Booth Street
Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Phone: (410) 749-1383 Fax: (410) 749-8792
Whether section 8 housing choice vouchers, cash grants, low cost loans, or subsided housing for seniors or the disabled, assistance is offered. The Housing Authority processes applications. They also give support on home buying programs. Or find other emergency rent help in Wicomico County.

Carroll County Housing And Community Development
Type: Section 8, Code: MD032
10 Distillery Drive, Suite 101
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Phone: (410) 386-3600 Fax: (410) 876-5255
Whether self-sufficiency, homeless shelters, job assistance or something else, this agency can offer referrals too. Get additional Carroll County Maryland programs to help with rent and expenses, including Section 8 vouchers. Call them for details.

By Jon McNamara


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