Affordable Housing In Burke County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 531 income based apartments in Burke County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 302 affordable apartments in Burke County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Burke County, Georgia

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

Pine Trails Apartments

100 Pine Trails
Waynesboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Affordable

Meadow Wood Apartments

730 Bargeron Ave
Sardis, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Ashton Village Apartments

137 Ashton Place
Waynesboro, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Forest Ridge Apartments

601 Forest Ridge Road
Waynesboro, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Burkestone Place Apartments Homes

803 Davis Rd
Waynesboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Howard - Hart - Holmes Apartments

925 Martin Luther King Dr
Waynesboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Briarwood Apartments

701 Briarwood Ct
Waynesboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Pecan Chase Apartments

733 W 6th St
Waynesboro, Georgia
Affordable

Pecan Grove II

608 Oconee Dr
Waynesboro, Georgia
Affordable

Woodland Terrance

622 Woodland Terrace Dr
Waynesboro, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Burke County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Burke County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Sardis, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Sardis.
Affordable Housing In Waynesboro, GA Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in Waynesboro.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Burke 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 Burke County.

Burke County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Burke County, Georgia

Burke County features 531 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 Burke County, Georgia

There are 302 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burke County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burke County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burke County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $915 and $1,119.

2023 Burke 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
Burke County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $750 $890 $1,017 $1,369 $1,675
Burke County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $675 to $825 $801 to $979 $915 to $1,119 $1,232 to $1,506 $1,508 to $1,843

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burke County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 833
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 531
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.81
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $33,641 ±$2,365
Median Rent $546 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.02% ± 7.6pp
Total Population 23,007

Population and Household Demographics

Burke County is a county in Georgia with a population of 23,007. There are 8,102 households in the county with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 29.35% of households in Burke County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burke County

The median gross income for households in Burke County is $33,641 a year, or $2,803 a month. The median rent for the county is $546 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burke County, a household making less than $1,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Burke County.

Area Median Income In Burke 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 Burke County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Burke 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 Burke County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Burke County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Burke County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Burke County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300