Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Augusta, GA

Discover affordable housing in Augusta where there are 54+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Gardens At Harvest Point

1901 Harvest Point Way, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Cedarwood Apartments

527 Richmond Hill Rd W, Augusta, Georgia 30906

Walton Oaks

602 Fairhope Street, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Eagles Trace Apartments

420 East Boundry, Augusta, Georgia 30901

The Terrace at Edinburgh

2515 Kennedy Dr, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Crest at Edinburgh

2201 Sasser Ln, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Olde Town Apartments

604 3rd St, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Independent Living Horizons 15

2579 Dover St, Augusta, Georgia 30906

Woodlake Club Apartments

1020 Amli Way, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Independent Living Horizons I

714 Monte Santo Ave, Augusta, Georgia 30904

S.G. Noble Garden of Hope

200 Magnolia Ave, Augusta, Georgia 30901

Lynndale Group Homes

3294 Skinner Mill Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Lynndale West Apartments

1302 Marks Church Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Independent Living Horizons Two

2038 Fenwick St, Augusta, Georgia 30904

Independent Living Horizons III

2208 Walden Dr, Augusta, Georgia 30904

Independent Living Horizons 6

2950 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30906

Independent Living Horizon IV

3005 Lee St, Augusta, Georgia 30906

Independent Living Horizons Twelve

1068 Bertram Rd, Augusta, Georgia 30909

Augusta Manor

3551 Mike Padgett Hwy, Augusta, Georgia 30906

St Johns Towers

724 Greene St, Augusta, Georgia 30901

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Augusta, Georgia
$13.58 (+187%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $13.58 (+187%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Augusta, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Augusta, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Augusta.

How many renters live in Augusta, Georgia?

The City of Augusta has 202,596 people living in 74,244 households.

There are 84,195 renters living in 33,545 renter households in this City. Renters make up 41.56 percent of the population living in Augusta.

What is the rental market like in Augusta, Georgia?

There are an estimated 91,310 housing units in the Augusta area. Of these, 38,273 units are rental homes, making up 42 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Augusta, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Augusta?

The rental vacancy rate in Augusta is 12 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Augusta for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Augusta
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,183 5,448 13,407 9,495 3,431
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Augusta

A large number of apartments in Augusta have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Augusta are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 52 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 27 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Augusta

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $805 to $1,779. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $805
One BR $961
Two BR $1,100
Three BR $1,463
Four BR $1,779
2024 Fair Market Rents in Augusta, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Augusta?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 651 55 percent
One BR 3,659 67 percent
Two BR 7,980 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Augusta, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Augusta?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Augusta, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 3,651
Public Housing 1,868
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1,291
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 109
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 87
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Augusta, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Augusta, Georgia

Augusta features 2,953 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 Augusta, Georgia

There are 2,035 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Augusta.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Augusta, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Augusta landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Augusta.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Augusta, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $990 and $1,210.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.