Beginning February 1, 2017 Carroll County Bureau of Housing & Community Development will begin accepting on-line applications for the Section 8 housing choice voucher program, for additional information please contact our agency at 410-386-3600
With the mission "To assure decent, safe, and sanitary housing to eligible families; with improved affordable living conditions in communities of their choice," the Bureau of Housing and Community Development (BHCD) provides technical and financial assistance related to housing and community development for all segments of the population in Carroll County (excluding Westminster City, which has its own Bureau). The Section 8 Tenant-Based Housing Assistance program administers 549 Housing Choice Vouchers for very low-income families. Serving eligible Section 8 participants, the Family Self-Sufficiency Program encourages clients to meet realistic goals and achieve financial independence. Special loan programs including weatherization and home ownership initiatives are available and targeted to low-income homeowners and renters.