Affordable Housing In Acworth
Cobb County, Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 51 income based apartments in Acworth where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,024 affordable apartments in Acworth that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Acworth, Georgia

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Acworth. Go to the Georgia Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Acworth.

Abbington Manor

4900 Regions Drive
Acworth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Legacy at Walton Overlook

4645 Spring Street
Acworth, Georgia
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

The Legacy at Walton Park

4862 School Street
Acworth, Georgia
Income Based
1-2 BR
55+
Rent Assisted

The Bauer Apartments

4801 Baker Grove Rd NW
Acworth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Barrington Square Apartments

4700 Baker Grove Rd NW
Acworth, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Peaks at Bells Ferry

100 Peaks Rdg
Acworth, Georgia
Affordable

Legacy at Walton Terrace

4598 Carruth St
Acworth, Georgia
Affordable

Gregory Lane

466 Gregory Ln
Acworth, Georgia
Affordable

Gregory Lane Apartments, Phase II

465 Gregory Ln
Acworth, Georgia
Affordable

Cherokee Summit Apartments

5920 Bells Ferry Rd
Acworth, Georgia
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Acworth, Georgia

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Acworth Public Housing
Marietta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Acworth.

Acworth, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Acworth, Georgia

Acworth features 51 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Acworth, Georgia

There are 1,024 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Acworth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Acworth, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Acworth landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Acworth.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Acworth, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Acworth, Georgia Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Acworth, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Acworth, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Acworth, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 1,075
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 51
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $53,080 ±$3,879
Median Rent $964 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.77% ± 9.72pp
Total Population 21,512

Population and Household Demographics

Acworth is a city in Cobb County, Georgia with a population of 21,512. There are 8,162 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 36.01% of households in Acworth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Acworth

The median gross income for households in Acworth is $53,080 a year, or $4,423 a month. The median rent for the city is $964 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Acworth, a household making less than $3,213 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Acworth.

Area Median Income In Acworth

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Acworth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cobb County.

In Acworth, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Acworth

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Acworth

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Acworth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Acworth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Acworth AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800