Cedartown, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 476 income based apartments in Cedartown where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 171 affordable apartments in Cedartown that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Cedartown, Georgia

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

Vinings at Oxford

800 Blance Road
Cedartown, Georgia
1-3 BR

Cedar Heights

1244 Rockmart Hwy 278
Cedartown, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hummingbird Pointe

63 Cherokee Rd
Cedartown, Georgia
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1-2 BR

Kirkwood Trail Apartments

133 Cason Rd
Cedartown, Georgia

Gray Field Apartments

344 West Ave
Cedartown, Georgia

Scattered Sites

715 S College St
Cedartown, Georgia

Eastview Homes

712 Canal Ct
Cedartown, Georgia

Evergreen Village Apartments

Evergreen Ln
Cedartown, Georgia

Cedartown Commons

336 Herbert Street
Cedartown, Georgia

Cedarwood Village

501 E.Jule Peek Avenue
Cedartown, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Cedartown

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City Apartments
Rockmart, GA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Rockmart.
Aragon, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Aragon.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Cedartown, 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 Cedartown 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 Cedartown.

Cedartown, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Cedartown, Georgia

Cedartown features 476 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 Cedartown, Georgia

There are 171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cedartown.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cedartown, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cedartown landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cedartown.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cedartown, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Cedartown, 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
Cedartown, Georgia Fair Market Rent $623 $628 $826 $1,052 $1,110
Cedartown, Georgia Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $947 to $1,157 $999 to $1,221

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cedartown, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 647
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 476
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 60.3%
Average Renter Household Size 3.19
Average Household Size 2.93
Median Household Income $26,897 ±$4,477
Median Rent $652 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.64% ± 11.12pp
Total Population 9,781

Population and Household Demographics

Cedartown is a city in Polk County, Georgia with a population of 9,781. There are 3,219 households in the city with an average household size of 2.93 persons. 60.3% of households in Cedartown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cedartown

The median gross income for households in Cedartown is $26,897 a year, or $2,241 a month. The median rent for the city is $652 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cedartown, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Cedartown.

Area Median Income In Cedartown

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 Cedartown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Polk County.

In Cedartown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Cedartown

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 Cedartown

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cedartown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cedartown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,000 $25,150 $28,300 $31,400 $33,950 $36,450 $38,950 $41,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cedartown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,200 $40,200 $45,250 $50,250 $54,300 $58,300 $62,350 $66,350