Affordable Rental Housing

The City of Rockville’s Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Program offers affordable rents through its MPDU program. MPDUs are available in a number of properties throughout the city. Applicants must submit the MPDU application at the rental properties. 

View Map of all MPDU Apartments in Rockville 

View List of all MPDU Apartments in Rockville (PDF)

Still have questions? Contact:

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

Properties with Available Rental Units

Updated May July 22, 2021

Some developments give priority to people over age 55 during the initial lease-up of units. Contact the rental property to confirm availability.

PropertyBedroom SizeDate AvailableContact
The Flats at Shady Grove

2-One bedroomDecember, 2021


Sign up our Notifications

Join our email list to receive updates on affordable housing options in Rockville.

Monthly Rental Rate Limits

Monthly rental rates are reviewed and recalculated every year in June and are based on a formula in the MPDU law. As of July 1, 2021 MPDU rents are as follows:

Bedroom SizeRent Cost
1-Bedroom with den$1,370
2-Bedroom with den$1,535

Income Eligibility

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

Household SizeFY 2022 Maximum
Household Income

Housing Choice Vouchers

Housing Choice Vouchers, formerly known as Section 8 rental certificates, can be used towards rental payments for an MPDU apartment. Housing Choice Vouchers must be issued by Rockville Housing Enterprises to be used in the City of Rockville. Voucher issued by the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities or other Housing Agency may be used, but must be converted "Port-in" into Rockville Housing Enterprises. Please contact Rockville Housing Enterprises about using a voucher in an MPDU rental at 301-424-6265 or by visiting their office at: 621-A Southlawn Lane, Rockville, MD 20850.

Property Manager Resources

     MPDU Rental Application Form   undefined Opens in new window                                                

    MPDU Renter Agreement   undefined Opens in new window

    MPDU Rockville Lease Addendum undefined Opens in new window

     Quarterly Rent Roll Report Sample   undefined Opens in new window                             

      Verification of Income Form undefined Opens in new window

      Sample of Notice to Vacate Unit for Over Income undefined Opens in new window          
       Re-certification Form undefined Opens in new window

      Sample of Notice to Vacate Unit for Failure to Re-certify undefined Opens in new window