Note: HACA is participating in a joint venture for 16 project-based vouchers in Ellicott City. See the Public Notice for more details
Note: Baltimore Metropolitan Council has posted an RFP for the Regional Project-Based Voucher Program. See the Public Notice for more details
HACA administers 331 rental vouchers and 53 project-based vouchers, which offer the opportunity to choose affordable rental housing throughout the Anne Arundel County area. This freedom to choose allows the family to obtain affordable housing outside areas of poverty. It also offers participants a chance to improve their quality of like by selecting a location that provided access to greater employment opportunities and better schools.
What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?
HACA Housing Choice Voucher Program offers the opportunity for low-income families to choose affordable rental housing within Anne Arundel County. Freedom of choice enables the family to obtain affordable housing outside areas of high poverty concentration. It also offers participants a chance for a better quality of life by providing access to greater employment opportunities, access to better schools and after-school programs.
How affordable is Section 8 Housing?
Rent Payment: The formula used in determining rental payment is the highest of the following:
- 30% of monthly adjusted income (after allowed deductions)
- 10% of monthly gross income
- $0 minimum rent
How Long a Wait for Section 8 Housing?
The Waiting List is currently closed.
Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan
To view the 2016 Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan, click here.