QAC’s Affordable Rental Housing Wait List Open for The Promenade at Red Apple Plaza
CHESTER - Applications for affordable apartment rentals at The Promenade at Red Apple Plaza are now being accepted for the 2016/2017 year under the county’s Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Rental Program. The offerings are one-bedroom apartments and it is estimated openings will become available in early summer.
This program is available to moderate income residents defined as those who make 80 percent or less of the HUD Median Family Income rates (established yearly) for Queen Anne’s County. Current rates are set as $46,100 gross income for one person, and $52,650, gross income for a family of two.
Applicants must apply for a certificate of eligibility from the Division of Housing and Community Services. Once issued a certificate, they must contact the apartment manager for The Promenade at Red Apple plaza for certification under their rental process. MPDU Rental applicants are awarded certificates on a point system consisting of date of certification; residency (1 point) employment within the county (1 point); and Critical Workforce status (2 points). Critical Workforce employees are defined as: teachers, detention center employees, volunteer fire-fighters, emergency medical technicians and law enforcement employees.
This program was established under Article XXI: Inclusionary Housing § 18:1-108 of the Queen Anne’s County Code whereby developments subject to this article must designate at least 10 percent of their units as Moderately Priced Dwelling Units.
To receive an application packet, please contact the Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services, Division of Housing and Community, attention Candice Darling, Housing Program Administrator. Applications are accepted by phone (410) 758-3977 x 2070, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org