Affordable Housing

The Latest Information: The City of Rockville City Manager has extended the MPDU recertification suspension until June 30, 2021.

In response to COVID-19, 
Mayor and Council voted May 4 to suspend the MDPU recertification requirements until Sept. 30. Landlords may renew the resident lease term for one year without completing the MPDU recertification requirements.

 On May 7, 
a letter from Rob DiSpirito, City Manager was sent to property owner managers and lease agents.

As of April 1, 2019 the city will no longer accept or process MPDU application in the rental program. Applicants must submit the MPDU application at the rental properties.

The City of Rockville  Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) program provides affordable housing in the city.

The City of Rockville also partners with Rockville Housing Enterprises to provide affordable housing opportunities at sites throughout the city, offering for-sale housing and rental opportunities to qualified candidates.

Still have questions? Contact:


240-314-8312 MPDU Sale and MPDU Rental 

111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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MPDU Program Eligibility

Basic eligibility criteria to participate in the MPDU program include:

  • Savings may supplement annual income.
  • Non U.S. citizens may apply

Income Requirements for Rental Program

Minimum Household Income limit for FY 2022 is 2.5X MPDU Rent (adjusted for bedroom count).

Household income maximum limits are based on gross household income per year. Family size includes dependents claimed on submitted federal tax forms. Effective July 1, 2021, the City FY 2022.

Family SizeAnnual Gross Income Maximum
1 person$54,200
2 person$61,900
3 person$69,700
4 person$77,400
5 person$83,600