Affordable Housing In Charlton County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 90 income based apartments in Charlton County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 40 affordable apartments in Charlton County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Charlton County, Georgia

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

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Folkston, Georgia
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Folkston, Georgia

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Affordable Housing In Charlton County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Charlton County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Folkston, GA Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Folkston.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Charlton 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.

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 Charlton County.

Charlton County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Charlton County, Georgia

Charlton County features 90 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 Charlton County, Georgia

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Charlton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Charlton County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Charlton County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Charlton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Charlton County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2023 Charlton 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
Charlton County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $648 $684 $772 $1,097 $1,140
Charlton County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $583 to $713 $616 to $752 $695 to $849 $987 to $1,207 $1,026 to $1,254

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Charlton County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 130
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 90
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.23%
Average Renter Household Size 3.24
Average Household Size 3.32
Median Household Income $42,778 ±$5,730
Median Rent $687 ±$99
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.09% ± 11.4pp
Total Population 13,130

Population and Household Demographics

Charlton County is a county in Georgia with a population of 13,130. There are 3,524 households in the county with an average household size of 3.32 persons. 21.23% of households in Charlton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Charlton County

The median gross income for households in Charlton County is $42,778 a year, or $3,565 a month. The median rent for the county is $687 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Charlton County, a household making less than $2,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Charlton County.

Area Median Income In Charlton 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 Charlton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,600

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 Charlton 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 Charlton County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Charlton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Charlton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Charlton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850