Affordable Housing Dwelling Units are intended to assist with the housing needs of, young adults of modest means forming new households, and public sector employees in moderate income ranges, residents approaching retirement age, with consequent fixed or reduced incomes who wish to live within the City.

Per the City of Laurel Unified Development Code, any multifamily development of fifty (50) or more dwelling units include a minimum of three (3) per cent of the total number of apartments as work force housing units and a minimum of three (3) per cent of the total number of apartments as moderately priced housing units.

Work Force Housing rent is determined as an annual household income of up to fifty (50) per cent of the median income in Prince George's County.        

Moderate Income Housing rent is determined as an annual household income of up to sixty (60) per cent of the median income in Prince George's County.   

Prince George’s County obtains median income rates from The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Below are the current median rates for the Prince George’s County:

Median Household Income (2019)

$121,300.00

Work Force Housing Income (2019)

$60,650.00

Moderate Housing Income (2019)

$72,780.00

 

Multifamily developments of fifty (50) or more dwelling units approved prior to February 23, 2015 are subject to previous rates, which are marked with an asterisk (*). These include Work Force Housing at seventy (70) per cent of median household income in Prince George’s County and Moderate Income Housing at eighty (80) per cent of median household income in Prince George’s County.     

Currently, there are three apartment developments apart of the Affordable Housing Program.

If interested contact the developments' directly for leasing information:

*Evolution at Towne Centre

1-877-682-3326

 *Duvall Westside

240-360-4423

*Avalon Laurel

240-456-0340

 

For more information about the Program Click Here.

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Economic & Community Development

The Department of Economic and Community Development maintains and oversees the built environment within the City of Laurel. The department is responsible for zoning compliance, subdivision and development review, historic preservation review, economic development, affordable housing, and implementation of the City’s Master Plan. These activities are intended to improve the life quality in the City. Department staff strive to provide these services in a timely and efficient manner while promoting high-quality development which is compliant with State of Maryland regulations and statutes.