Carrollton, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 858 income based apartments in Carrollton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 520 affordable apartments in Carrollton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Carrollton, Georgia

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

English Village Apartments

200 Somerset Pl
Carrollton, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Lakeview Paradise Carrollton

1210 Stewart St
Carrollton, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Summerhill Apartments

301 Northside Dr
Carrollton, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Housing by Association Inc

403 Northlake Dr
Carrollton, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hays Mill Court

903 Hays Mill Rd
Carrollton, Georgia

Carrollton Club Ltd Lp

1130 Cedar St
Carrollton, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Griffin Elder Circle

209 Newnan Rd
Carrollton, Georgia

Dorchester - Eagle II

316 Bledsoe St
Carrollton, Georgia

Park Place of Carrollton

646 N Park St
Carrollton, Georgia

Magnolia Lake Apartments

717 Burns Rd
Carrollton, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Carrollton

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Carrollton, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Carrollton Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Carrollton.

Carrollton, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Carrollton, Georgia

Carrollton features 858 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 Carrollton, Georgia

There are 520 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carrollton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carrollton, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carrollton landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Carrollton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carrollton, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Carrollton, 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
Carrollton, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Carrollton, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Carrollton, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 1,378
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 858
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $34,055 ±$3,500
Median Rent $720 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.98% ± 7pp
Total Population 25,515

Population and Household Demographics

Carrollton is a city in Carroll County, Georgia with a population of 25,515. There are 8,862 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 62.2% of households in Carrollton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carrollton

The median gross income for households in Carrollton is $34,055 a year, or $2,838 a month. The median rent for the city is $720 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carrollton, a household making less than $2,400 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Carrollton.

Area Median Income In Carrollton

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Carrollton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Carroll County.

In Carrollton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

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 Carrollton

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 Carrollton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Carrollton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Carrollton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Carrollton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800