Cartersville, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 756 income based apartments in Cartersville where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 512 affordable apartments in Cartersville that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Cartersville, Georgia

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

Brentwood Senior

250 Douthit Ferry Rd
Cartersville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Havenwood Cartersville

300 East Felton Road
Cartersville, Georgia
1 BR
Family & Senior

Huntwood Terrace

71 Center Rd SE
Cartersville, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cartersville Gardens

376 Old Mill Rd
Cartersville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Railroad Street Fairview Circle Homes

55 Fairview St
Cartersville, Georgia

Crossfield Apartments, Phase II

7 Crossfield Cir
Cartersville, Georgia

Cass Towne Apartments

1341 Cassville Rd NW
Cartersville, Georgia

Stonewall Homes

8 Postelle St
Cartersville, Georgia

Shangri - La Park

69 Gilreath Rd NW
Cartersville, Georgia

Pace Etowah Village

Old Mill Rd
Cartersville, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Cartersville

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Cartersville, 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 Cartersville.

Cartersville, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Cartersville, Georgia

Cartersville features 756 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 Cartersville, Georgia

There are 512 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cartersville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cartersville, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cartersville landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Cartersville.

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

2023 Cartersville, 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
Cartersville, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Cartersville, 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.

Cartersville, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,268
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 756
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $47,611 ±$3,976
Median Rent $834 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.38% ± 7.02pp
Total Population 19,964

Population and Household Demographics

Cartersville is a city in Bartow County, Georgia with a population of 19,964. There are 7,226 households in the city with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 48.19% of households in Cartersville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cartersville

The median gross income for households in Cartersville is $47,611 a year, or $3,968 a month. The median rent for the city is $834 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cartersville, a household making less than $2,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Cartersville.

Area Median Income In Cartersville

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 Cartersville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bartow County.

In Cartersville, 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 Cartersville

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 Cartersville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cartersville 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 Cartersville 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 Cartersville 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