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Harper House

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Harper House

5495 Cedar Lane

Columbia, Maryland 21044


Office hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Renvoated Apartments in Columbia

Discover the best in affordable apartments Columbia, Maryland has to offer at Harper House. Newly renovated, Harper House features contemporary one and two bedroom floor plans with chef-style kitchens, abundant cabinet space, walk-in closets and brand new appliances and fixtures throughout.

Our exceptional community amenities include a multi-purpose community room with a kitchen for resident events and activities, a beautiful outdoor patio, controlled access entry, a laundry room  and a playground. Our friendly onsite management and 24 hour emergency maintenance are here to provide you with top-notch customer service when you need it.

With an unbeatable location between major cities Washington D.C. and Baltimore, there is endless opportunity for work, play or travel. Within walking distance to Harper House, you will find Howard County Community College, Howard County General Hospital and the Harper’s Choice Village Center that encompasses a Safeway for your grocery shopping needs and various restaurants and shops. A bus stop is located just on the edge of Harper House, which can transport you to the Mall in Columbia and other great destinations in Columbia.

Harper House offers federally subsidized housing through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 program.  The monthly rent for the one or two bedroom floor plans is based on 30% of the household income, and many amenities and resident services are offered.

Please note: Harper House is not currently accepting applications for the Section 8 Waiting List as the current wait period exceeds two years.

Community Features & Amenities

Apartment Features

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Gas, Electric & Water Included in Rent
  • Cable Ready
  • Vertical Blinds on all Windows
  • Over-sized Windows
  • Beautiful Views from All Apartments
  • Wall-to-wall Carpeting
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Handicap Accessible/ Adaptable

Community Amenities

  • Outdoor Patio
  • Playground
  • Controlled Access Entry
  • Elevators
  • Onsite Laundry Facility
  • Community Room with Kitchen
  • Adjacent to Large Retail Center
  • Adjacent to Public Transportation
  • 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance
  • Copier & Fax Service
  • Active Tenants Association
  • Onsite Professional Management
  • Howard County School System
  • Recently Renovated

1 Bedroom

572 sq. ft.

1-bedroom, 1-bathroom

2 Bedroom

859 - 930 sq. ft.

2-bedroom, 1-bathroom

All measurements and square footages are approximate. Variations may occur.

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What Our Residents are saying.

I have been a resident here at Harper House since “1973” and will always call this “my home”. It’s convenient to schools for my children, and now my grandchildren, stores, medical facilities and a bus system which allows me to travel in and around Columbia as well as the outskirts. I have formed many friendships with tenants over the years and have seen many changes, but one thing that never changes is the commitment and compassion for the residents from management and its staff.

Jane Griggs

Harper House

I’ve lived here at Harper House since Jan. 1999. Some of the early years were questionable but the last 5 years with our wonderful manager Katina Owens has been a very treasured time. I was ready to leave before she became the manager here- so in light of all the wonderful changes, I am very happy I stayed in this community and I really wish I could explain how very pleased I am here.

Verilyn Dawson

Harper House