Senior housing is available in St. Mary’s County
beginning at age 55 with some locations having a minimum age
requirement of 62. Often times, a limited number of units are
available to individuals with disabilities. Depending upon a
person’s financial circumstances, assistance may be available
with the rental costs. To learn more about each location's
availability and rental assistance contact the facility
directly. For a list of rental properties in St. Mary’s go to
The Housing Authority, St. Mary’s County, Maryland
administers the US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Section 8 program which provides housing subsidies to
individuals requiring assistance with rental costs. To learn
more about this program contact
The Housing Authority, St.
Mary’s County, Maryland.
Individuals who are interested
in making accessibility improvements to their homes such as
wheelchair ramps, bathroom modifications, grab bars, etc. may be
eligible to receive a 0% interest loan from the
Department of Housing and Community Development Accessible Homes
for Senior Program.
Christmas In April, St. Mary’s County is a non-profit organization
committed to assisting low-moderate income homeowners with
needed home repair projects. Applicants wishing to receive
assistance must apply between May – October each year. Homes are
selected by a committee based on varying factors and repairs are
made at no charge to the homeowner the last Saturday in April.
Homeowners in need of major home repairs such as roofing,
wells, windows, etc. may be eligible to receive a low interest
The Housing Authority, St. Mary’s County, Maryland.
Mortgages are an enticing option for struggling homeowners’ who
find the expenses exceed their income, need home repairs, or
simply want some extra cash. While the Department of Aging &
Human Services does not endorse any particular lender, we do
encourage individuals who are considering a reverse mortgage to
educate themselves prior to taking out this type of loan. To
learn more about reverse mortgages go to