Affordable Housing In Atkinson County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 159 income based apartments in Atkinson County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 95 affordable apartments in Atkinson County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Atkinson County, Georgia

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

Whispering Pines

261 N Court St
Pearson, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Wildwood Apartments

608 S Peterson Ave
Willacoochee, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Evergreen Apartments

36 Vickers Ave
Pearson, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Cypresswood Apartments

509 S Pittman Ave
Pearson, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Ridgecrest Apartments

6727 Miller Dr
Lula, Georgia
Affordable

Country Place

151 W Freeman St
Maysville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Fulcher - Comer Homes

55 Ivy St
Comer, Georgia

Carlisle Apartments

302 Relihan St
Pearson, Georgia
Affordable

Crc Manor Place

Hwy 441 Business
Baldwin, Georgia
Affordable

Rosewood Village

106 Peterson St S
Willacoochee, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Atkinson County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Atkinson County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Baldwin, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Baldwin.
Affordable Housing In Comer, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Comer.
Affordable Housing In Lula, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Lula.
Affordable Housing In Maysville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Maysville.
Affordable Housing In Pearson, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Pearson.
Affordable Housing In Willacoochee, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Willacoochee.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Atkinson County, 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 Nashville Public Housing
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 Atkinson County.

Atkinson County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Atkinson County, Georgia

Atkinson County features 159 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 Atkinson County, Georgia

There are 95 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Atkinson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Atkinson County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Atkinson County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2023 Atkinson County, 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
Atkinson County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $609 $612 $772 $1,060 $1,123
Atkinson County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $548 to $670 $551 to $673 $695 to $849 $954 to $1,166 $1,011 to $1,235

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Atkinson County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 254
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 159
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $30,933 ±$2,584
Median Rent $460 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.77% ± 9.76pp
Total Population 8,294

Population and Household Demographics

Atkinson County is a county in Georgia with a population of 8,294. There are 2,772 households in the county with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 28.39% of households in Atkinson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Atkinson County

The median gross income for households in Atkinson County is $30,933 a year, or $2,578 a month. The median rent for the county is $460 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Atkinson County, a household making less than $1,533 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Atkinson County.

Area Median Income In Atkinson County

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.

In Atkinson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,100

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 Atkinson County

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 Atkinson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Atkinson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Atkinson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Atkinson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850