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

Discover affordable housing in Bainbridge where there are 18+ 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.

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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Bainbridge, Georgia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
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Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Bainbridge, Georgia
$9.51 (+131%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Bainbridge, 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 Public Housing programs for Bainbridge, Georgia.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Bainbridge, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Bainbridge, Georgia?

The City of Bainbridge has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 49.5 percent of the population living in Bainbridge.

What is the rental market like in Bainbridge, Georgia?

There are an estimated housing units in the Bainbridge area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Bainbridge, Georgia, there are 1.08 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Bainbridge?

The rental vacancy rate in Bainbridge is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bainbridge
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
577 270 608 751 434
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Bainbridge

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

How Much Is Rent in Bainbridge

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $750 to $1,179. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $750
One BR $754
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,140
Four BR $1,179
2024 Fair Market Rents in Bainbridge, Georgia

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

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 315 55 percent
One BR 166 61 percent
Two BR 425 70 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Bainbridge, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Bainbridge?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Bainbridge, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Bainbridge, Georgia

Bainbridge features 759 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 Bainbridge, Georgia

There are 239 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bainbridge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bainbridge, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bainbridge landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bainbridge.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bainbridge, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.