Maryland

The Housing Credit in Action

The properties below are just a few examples of the Housing Credit in Maryland. Statewide, the Housing Credit has provided more than 71,000 affordable homes for low-income families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.

See the state fact sheet to learn more about the Housing Credit’s impact.

Housing Credit Resident Stories

Theora Beckman

Theora Beckman is a Maryland native who, when her grown children moved out and her retirement was fast approaching, realized she could no longer afford to live in her four-bedroom home. She found a new home at Mountainview Apartments, an affordable senior community in Cumberland, MD where she can comfortably cover her rent with social security income. To read more about Theora, click here. To see more stories from the National Housing Trust’s Voices Out Loud series, click here.

James Bowen Jr.

James Bowen Jr. moved to Maryland to help take care of his girlfriend’s father’s house, but found himself without a home when her father decided to return. Through the local Health Department, James found Mountainview Apartments where he lived until his father, battling cancer, needed a full-time caretaker. After two years, James’ father moved closer to Cumberland and James settled back into a home at Mountainview Apartments. James enjoys being an active member of the community there, where he became Vice President of the Tenants Association. To read more about James, click here. To see more stories from the National Housing Trust’s Voices Out Loud series, click here.