Federally Assisted Housing Reference Sheet

This quick reference includes subsidized housing, homeless shelters, and useful resources in the Hagerstown and
Washington County area. Click here to for a printable version of the Reference Sheet. (pdf)

Maryland Assisted Housing Units and Programs

Farmers Home / 236 Projects - Below market rents at fixed rates - single persons eligible

Bethel Gardens
Hopewell Manor Apartments
Greenside Apartments
Quaker Creek Apartments
Country Village

356 Henry Avenue, Hagerstown
11220-A Pepperbush Circle, Hagerstown
14036 Village Mill Dr., Maugansville
404 Quaker Creek Dr., Hancock
2 Orchard Manor Dr., Boonsboro


Public Housing within the City of Hagerstown

Hagerstown Housing Authority, 35 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown 301-733-6911

Family housing provided at Douglas Court, Frederick Manor, Noland Village, Parkside Homes, and other scattered sites throughout the City.

Elderly housing provided at Potomac Towers and Walnut Towers.

Call or visit for an appointment

Section 8 Existing Housing Programs within the City of Hagerstown

Hagerstown Housing Authority, 35 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown 301-733-6911

Rental assistance provided within the city limits of Hagerstown.

Eligible applicants may choose to receive assistance at current location or move to other rental unit that may     qualify.

Call or visit for an application.

Section 8 Existing Housing Programs within Washington County

Washington County Housing Authority, 319 East Antietam St., Second Floor, Hagerstown 301-791-3168

Rental assistance provided within Washington County (outside Hagerstown city limits).

Call or visit for additional information.

Section 8 New Construction Housing Complexes
Family Complexes

Country Village Apartments
Halfway Manor
The Point at Smithsburg
Washington Garden Apartments
Brandywine Apartments

2 Orchard Dr., Boonsboro
Lincoln Ave., Halfway
North Main St., Smithsburg
1000 Security Rd., Hagerstown
11512 Selema Dr., Suite 1, Hagerstown


Elderly Complexes



Alexander House
Elizabeth Court
Blue Mountain Estates
Parkview Knoll
Schoolhouse Manor
Francis Murphy Apartments
Monterey House

7 E. Washington St., Hagerstown
55 E. Washington St., Hagerstown
11400 Stonecroft Court, Hagerstown
Smithsburg, Washington Co. Housing Authority
Williamsport, Washington Co. Housing Authority
Boonsboro, Washington Co. Housing Authority
Hagerstown, Washington Co. Housing Authority Hancock, Washington Co. Housing Authority


Homeless Shelters




Community Action Council (CAC)
101 Summit Ave., Hagerstown
St. John's Shelter, apply at CAC


Women and Children

CASA, 116 W. Baltimore St., Hagerstown
Salvation Army, 534 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown



Union Rescue Mission,
125 N. Prospect St., Hagerstown





Discrimination/Fair Housing:


Hagerstown Neighborhood Development Partnership, 21 East Franklin Street, Hagerstown 301-797-0900

Provides fair housing referrals and individual help with housing discrimination complaints.

If you believe you have been discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, marital status, or sexual orientation, call us.

Maryland Commission on Human Relations, Elizabeth Hager Center, 44 N. Potomac St. 301-797-8521

The Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in housing, employment or public accommodations

Energy & Financial Assistance/ Housing Counseling


Community Action Council, 101 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown 301-797-4161
Services include:

Emergency assistance for eviction and utility cut-off;

Rental Allowance Program (RAP) provides temporary rental assistance for the homeless;

Energy Assistance Program; Weatherization Program; Housing Counseling; rental information and referral     service; landlord-tenant mediation.

Department of Social Services, 122 N. Potomac Street, Hagerstown 240-420-2100

Emergency financial assistance for eviction and utility cut-off.

Washington County Commission on Aging, 9 Public Square, Hagerstown 301-790-0275

For persons 50 years of age or over, information and referral on housing options, legal assistance, emergency     food and shelter needs.

Financial Counseling


Hagerstown Home Store, 21 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown 301-797-0900

Nonproft organization offering free housing counseling, including credit counseling and housing affordability analysis.

Consumer Credit Counseling, 920 West Washington Street, Hagerstown 301-416-8284

Nonprofit organization offering free housing counseling, budget counseling, debt management

Negotiates acceptable payment with unsecured creditors.

Equifax Credit Reporting Agency 800-685-1111

Provides first copy of credit report at no cost to Maryland residents

Trans Union Credit Reporting Agency 800-916-8800

Provides one free credit report per year

Subsequent copies are available at $5.00 for Maryland residents, $7.50 for residents of other states.

Experian Credit Reporting Agency 888-397-3742

Provides first copy of credit report at no cost to Maryland residents

Maryland Cooperative Extension, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown 301-791-1504

Finance education for families experiencing financial stress because of ineffective management skills or     excessive debt.

Medical Services



Community Free Clinic, 249 Mill Street, Hagerstown 301-733-9234

Free medical services for the homeless, low-income and uninsured persons.

Walk-in medical care on Monday, Tuesday and Friday evenings beginning at 4:45 p.m.

Other Important Resource Telephone Numbers

District Court
Consumer Protection Agency
Legal Aid
Unemployment Office
Social Security Administration
JTPA (Job Training Program)
County Health Department


Hagerstown Home Store
21 East Franklin Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
PHONE: (301) 797-0900




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