Affordable Housing In Bibb County
Georgia

63 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bibb County

The Gardens at Cavalier Drive

4193 Cavalier Drive
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Subsidized

Bartlett Crossing

3027 Bonneville Dr
Macon, Georgia
$474-640
2-4 BR

Sandy Springs Apartments

3044 Bloomfield Dr
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Tindall Fields II

1850 Tindall Avenue
Macon, Georgia
1 BR
Subsidized

Blossom Hill

4006 Mercer University Dr
Macon, Georgia
$477-676
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Ingleside Manor Apartments

478 Munroe Hill
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

A L MILLER VILLAGE

2241 MONTPELIER AVE
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

River Walk Apartments

5578 Riverside Drive
Macon, Georgia
$850-896
3 BR
VASH Welcome

Pinewood Park Apartments

4755 Mercer University Dr
Macon, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Mcafee Towers

1212 Gray Hwy
Macon, Georgia
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Bibb 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bibb County, Georgia

Housing Authority Programs
Macon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bibb County, Georgia

There are 63 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,663 affordable apartments for rent in Bibb County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Bibb County, Georgia

Bibb County features 4,372 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 Bibb County, Georgia

There are 1,231 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bibb County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bibb County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bibb County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $872 and $1,066.

2023 Bibb 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
Bibb County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $719 $838 $969 $1,207 $1,302
Bibb County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $647 to $791 $754 to $922 $872 to $1,066 $1,086 to $1,328 $1,172 to $1,432

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bibb County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 63
Total Low Income Apartments 5,663
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,372
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $36,519 ±$858
Median Rent $743 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.55% ± 2.42pp
Total Population 154,816

Population and Household Demographics

Bibb County is a county in Georgia with a population of 154,816. There are 57,111 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 47% of households in Bibb County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bibb County

The median gross income for households in Bibb County is $36,519 a year, or $3,043 a month. The median rent for the county is $743 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bibb County, a household making less than $2,477 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Bibb County.

Area Median Income In Bibb 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 Bibb County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,500

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 Bibb 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 Bibb County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bibb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bibb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,400 $28,550 $31,700 $34,250 $36,800 $39,350 $41,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bibb County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,600 $45,650 $50,700 $54,800 $58,850 $62,900 $66,950

Cities In Bibb County

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City Served By
Macon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Macon is the Macon Housing Authority.
Payne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Payne is the Macon Housing Authority.