Aragon, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 24 income based apartments in Aragon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Aragon that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Aragon, Georgia

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

Oakview Apartments

100 Creek Bank Rd
Aragon, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Aragon

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Cedartown, GA Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Cedartown.
Rockmart, GA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Rockmart.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Aragon, 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
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Aragon.

Aragon, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Aragon, Georgia

Aragon features 24 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 Aragon, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Aragon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aragon, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Aragon landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Aragon.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aragon, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Aragon, 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
Aragon, Georgia Fair Market Rent $623 $628 $826 $1,052 $1,110
Aragon, Georgia Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $947 to $1,157 $999 to $1,221

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Aragon, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $30,341 ±$4,230
Median Rent $734 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 61.93% ± 20.45pp
Total Population 977

Population and Household Demographics

Aragon is a city in Polk County, Georgia with a population of 977. There are 396 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 44.44% of households in Aragon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Aragon

The median gross income for households in Aragon is $30,341 a year, or $2,528 a month. The median rent for the city is $734 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Aragon, a household making less than $2,447 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 61.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Aragon.

Area Median Income In Aragon

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 Aragon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Polk County.

In Aragon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Aragon

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 Aragon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Aragon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Aragon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,000 $25,150 $28,300 $31,400 $33,950 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Aragon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,200 $40,200 $45,250 $50,250 $54,300 $58,300 $62,350 $66,350