Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Camden County, GA

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Camden County, Georgia
$12.69 (+175%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $12.69 (+175%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Camden 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.

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 Camden County, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Camden County, Georgia?

The County of Camden County has 55,105 people living in 20,345 households.

There are 19,465 renters living in 7,123 renter households in this County. Renters make up 35.32 percent of the population living in Camden County.

What is the rental market like in Camden County, Georgia?

There are an estimated 22,774 housing units in the Camden County area. Of these, 7,765 units are rental homes, making up 34 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Camden County, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Camden County?

The rental vacancy rate in Camden County is 8 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Camden County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Camden County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
170 538 2,416 3,039 840
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Camden County

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

How many renter households in Camden County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 49 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Camden County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $902 to $1,723. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $902
One BR $906
Two BR $1,053
Three BR $1,484
Four BR $1,723
2024 Fair Market Rents in Camden County, Georgia

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

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 44 26 percent
One BR 252 47 percent
Two BR 1,274 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Camden County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Camden County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 918
Public Housing 113
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 224
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 17
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 234
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Camden County, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Camden County, Georgia

Camden County features 451 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 Camden County, Georgia

There are 881 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Camden County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Camden County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Camden County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $948 and $1,158.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.