Affordable Housing In Bleckley County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 138 income based apartments in Bleckley County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 49 affordable apartments in Bleckley County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Bleckley County, Georgia

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

Pecan Point Apartments

133 Limestone Rd
Cochran, Georgia
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172 Limestone Rd
Cochran, Georgia

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Affordable Housing In Bleckley County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Cochran, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Cochran.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Bleckley 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
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 Bleckley County.

Bleckley County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bleckley County, Georgia

Bleckley County features 138 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 Bleckley County, Georgia

There are 49 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bleckley County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bleckley County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bleckley County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bleckley County.

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

2023 Bleckley 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
Bleckley County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $583 $586 $772 $1,082 $1,172
Bleckley County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $527 to $645 $695 to $849 $974 to $1,190 $1,055 to $1,289

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bleckley County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 187
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 138
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $38,991 ±$5,028
Median Rent $606 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.45% ± 10.82pp
Total Population 12,746

Population and Household Demographics

Bleckley County is a county in Georgia with a population of 12,746. There are 4,113 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 25.75% of households in Bleckley County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bleckley County

The median gross income for households in Bleckley County is $38,991 a year, or $3,249 a month. The median rent for the county is $606 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bleckley County, a household making less than $2,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Bleckley County.

Area Median Income In Bleckley 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 Bleckley County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Bleckley 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 Bleckley County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bleckley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,200 $38,700 $41,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bleckley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,850 $25,000 $28,100 $31,200 $33,700 $36,200 $38,700 $41,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bleckley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,950 $39,950 $44,950 $49,900 $53,900 $57,900 $61,900 $65,900