MPDU Rental Program

The Division of Housing and Community Services is pleased to announce a new housing opportunity: the Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Rental Program. This program is available to moderate income residents (as defined below). These figures are based on the HUD Median Family income rates for our area and are updated yearly.

Income Guidelines
Household Size
Maximum Allowable Income

Available Units
The offerings for the MPDU Rental Program are 1 and 2 bedroom apartments located at the Promenade, Red Apple Town Center in Chester. It is anticipated that they will be available for delivery in July 2014.

Qualifying For the Program
In order to qualify for the program potential applicants must receive a Certificate of Eligibility from the Division of Housing and Community Services. Once issued a certificate, they must contact the participating rental unit(s) for additional certification under their rental process.

In addition to the application process, MPDU Rental applicants are awarded certificates on a point system consisting of date of certification:
  • Residency (1 point)
  • Employment within the County (1 point)
  • Critical workforce status (2 points)
Critical Workforce employees are defined as:
  • Teachers
  • Detention center employees
  • Volunteer fire-fighters
  • Emergency medical technicians
  • Law enforcement employees
Please call Candice Darling at 410-758-3977, ext. 2070 with respect to eligibility questions.