Carver Community

Our Carver community was built in 1952 and is located next to our main office on Madison St on the South end of Frederick across from Lincoln Elementary School. This family-oriented community offers on-site maintenance, off-street parking, a playground, a community garden and community center.

Each apartment is equipped with gas heat, gas stove and water heating. These walk-up style apartments offer one to four bedrooms, tile floors, washer dryer hook-ups and wood kitchen cabinets. The apartment complex is located approximately five blocks from downtown Frederick.

Unit Breakdown

60 Units    1 bedroom – 12     2 Bedroom – 28    3 Bedroom -12    4 Bedroom – 8    5 Bedroom – 8    Handicap Accessible Units – 6

Estimated Wait Time

The estimated waiting periods for families with top preference for the various bedroom sizes in this community, based on average wait times for admissions in the past year, are as follows:

1BR Indefinite

2BR 1 to 2 years      3BR 1 to 2 years      4BR Indefinite


Elementary – Lincoln Elementary School

Middle School – Crestwood Middle School

High School – Tuscarora High School


All families in public housing may choose between a Formula Rent and the Flat Rent. Formula Rent is based on 30% of the household’s adjusted income. Flat Rent for the Lucas Village community are as follows:

1BR  $926    2BR  $1099    3BR  $1485    4BR  $1852

Families that choose the Flat Rent may switch to the Formula Rent in the event that there is a change in income that necessitates such.


The Frederick Transit Bus stops on the corner of Madison St & Center St, a block from the community.

Resident Support, Jobs & Educational Opportunities

Our Family Services programs are available to all of our public housing residents for support in many areas including education, job placement, health and childcare.