Affordable Housing In Candler County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Candler County
Housing Authorities that serve Candler County
|Georgia Department of Community Affairs||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Candler County, Georgia
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 287 affordable apartments for rent in Candler County, Georgia.
Income Based Apartments in Candler County, Georgia
Candler County features 223 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 Candler County, Georgia
There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Candler County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Candler County, Georgia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Candler County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Candler County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Candler County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $586 and $716.
2020 Candler 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$513||$516||$651||$913||$998|
|Payment Standard Range||$462 to $564||$464 to $568||$586 to $716||$822 to $1,004||$898 to $1,098|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Candler County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||287|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||223|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||39.37%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.87|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Median Household Income||$30,185 ±$3,111|
|Median Rent||$541 ±$69|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.38% ± 10.04pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Candler County is a county in Georgia with a population of 11,031. There are 3,909 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 39.37% of households in Candler County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Candler County
The median gross income for households in Candler County is $30,185 a year, or $2,515 a month. The median rent for the county is $541 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Candler County, a household making less than $1,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Candler County.
Area Median Income In Candler 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 Candler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $39,300
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 Candler 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 Candler County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$29,550||$31,750||$33,950||$36,150|
|50% of Median||$19,150||$21,900||$24,650||$27,350||$29,550||$31,750||$33,950||$36,150|
|80% of Median||$30,650||$35,000||$39,400||$43,750||$47,250||$50,750||$54,250||$57,750|
Cities In Candler County
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|Metter||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Metter are the Housing Authority of the City of Metter and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Pulaski||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pulaski is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|