About Housing & Community Development
The mission of the Frederick County Department of Housing and Community Development is to assist in the provision of affordable housing for Frederick County residents with an emphasis on special needs populations, senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and low to moderate income workforce households. For more information, read the Department Overview.

Special Alerts
  • The Frederick County Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Wait List is now closed.  If you recently applied and want to find out your position number, beginning February 1, 2015 you may go to www.waitlistcheck.com.  You need your Social Security Number and Birth Date to access your information.  Our office will not provide position numbers over the phone.  As applicants are pulled from the Wait List, position numbers are updated.  You may want to check your position number periodically.  It is important that you keep your Wait List application address updated as we typically communicate via regular mail.  If you have an address change, you must submit that change in writing to the Frederick County Department of Housing at 5340 Spectrum Drive, Suite A, Frederick, MD 21703.  Please use the Change Form for Wait List Applicants and make sure to provide your full name and specify that it is a Wait List Application address change.  The Change Form for Wait List Applications is also available at our office.
  • Seton Village: Opening Fall 2014! A unique community for seniors. For more information, check out the informational flyer.
  • Land Trust: View homes for sale.
  • Frederick County Sr. Homeowners may be eligible for the Frederick County Senior Tax Credit.

Contact Us

  1. Jennifer Short

    Housing & Community Development
    5340 Spectrum Drive
    Suite A
    Frederick, MD 21703

    Ph: 301-600-1061
    Fx: 301-600-3585

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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