Howard County Housing Commission

EFFECTIVE March 28, 2017, the Howard County Housing Commission has MOVED to the NEW Non-Profit Center at:


9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100

Columbia, MD 21046

Phone:   (443) 518-7800



If you are a Housing Choice Voucher tenant or landlord, or inquiring about rental assistance, please contact the Housing Commission directly.

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Howard County Housing Commission is an independent State chartered Public Housing Authority that was established in 1990. Its Board of Commissioners consists of 7 members and are appointed by the County Executive and approved by the County Council. The Housing Commission provides a variety of housing opportunities for Howard County citizens: it develops and manages housing resources for low and moderate income residents: it owns and maintains below- and -market rate residential property;  develops affordable housing opportunities with county, state and federal agencies and developer partnerships; and, it operates the County's Housing Choice Voucher Program.