Finding an affordable home to rent that meets your needs can be challenging. The websites below are good resources for searching for affordable housing.
Housing search resources
MD Housing Search
Affordable rentals, including tax credit communities, are listed on this website which is funded by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development. Searches can be done by county and by town within the county. In addition, listings note if they are age restricted for seniors and if units are income restricted because of the tax credit program or a rent subsidy. Information on the physical accessibility of a unit is also provided. It is always best to check with the landlord or property manager about accessibility features, as definitions may differ, and people have individual needs.
AffordableHousing.com partners with over 700 government agencies across the United States including HUD, NAHRO and PHADA. It collaborates with local municipalities, cities, counties, state agencies, housing authorities and various housing service providers to gather insight and knowledge that helps to increase the supply of affordable housing units and owner participation in housing programs. This website lists affordable rental units throughout the country. It also provides the ability to apply for an affordable rental unit for free.
A realtor isn’t just for people who want to buy a house – realtors can also be a resource for someone who would like to find a rental property. A realtor not only knows the area and market prices, but they may know of available properties that are not listed on the major rental websites.