Affordable Housing In Calhoun County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 106 income based apartments in Calhoun County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 90 affordable apartments in Calhoun County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Calhoun County, Georgia

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

Edison Village

19264 Hartford St
Edison, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Barton Village Apartments

18222 Morgan Rd
Arlington, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+

Chickasaw Apartments

18158 Morgan Road
Arlington, Georgia
Affordable

Edison Lane Apartments

300 VILLAGE LN
Edison, Georgia
Affordable

Wilton Bostwick Homes

201 Greenleaf Ave NE
Arlington, Georgia

Towers Drive

133 Tower Dr
Edison, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Calhoun County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Calhoun County

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

Public Housing Agencies Serving Calhoun 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 Calhoun County.

Calhoun County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Calhoun County, Georgia

Calhoun County features 106 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 Calhoun County, Georgia

There are 90 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calhoun County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calhoun County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calhoun County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Calhoun County.

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

2023 Calhoun 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
Calhoun County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $644 $648 $772 $982 $1,231
Calhoun County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $583 to $713 $695 to $849 $884 to $1,080 $1,108 to $1,354

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calhoun County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 196
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 106
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.13
Median Household Income $25,513 ±$3,419
Median Rent $501 ±$93
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.28% ± NANpp
Total Population 6,489

Population and Household Demographics

Calhoun County is a county in Georgia with a population of 6,489. There are 1,836 households in the county with an average household size of 2.13 persons. 34.48% of households in Calhoun County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calhoun County

The median gross income for households in Calhoun County is $25,513 a year, or $2,126 a month. The median rent for the county is $501 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calhoun County, a household making less than $1,670 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Calhoun County.

Area Median Income In Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,500

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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Calhoun County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Calhoun County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Calhoun County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850