Affordable Housing In Chatham County
Georgia

52 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chatham County

The Woods of Savannah

7364 Hodgson Memorial Dr
Savannah, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Rendant Apartments

1030 Shawnee St
Savannah, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Live Oak Plantation

8505 Waters Avenue
Savannah, Georgia
Income Based
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Harmony Greene

201 Harmony Blvd
Pooler, Georgia
$465-859
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Sustainable Fellwood Phase III

40 Eagle St
Savannah, Georgia
$339-850
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Savannah Gardens Senior Residences

501 Pennsylvania Ave
Savannah, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sustainable Fellwood II

1325 Exley St
Savannah, Georgia
$318-955
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Savannah Gardens, Phase IIi

500 Pennsylvania Ave
Savannah, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Savannah Gardens

515 Pennsylvania Ave
Savannah, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Romana Riley Lofts

1108 East Anderson Street
Savannah, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Chatham County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Savannah Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chatham County, Georgia

There are 52 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,642 affordable apartments for rent in Chatham County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Chatham County, Georgia

Chatham County features 3,349 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 Chatham County, Georgia

There are 2,293 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chatham County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chatham County, Georgia

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chatham County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 52
Total Low Income Apartments 5,642
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,349
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $47,218 ±$923
Median Rent $951 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.62% ± 1.91pp
Total Population 279,290

Population and Household Demographics

Chatham County is a County in Georgia with a population of 279,290. There are 104,912 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 45.37% of households in Chatham County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chatham County

The median gross income for households in Chatham County is $47,218 a year, or $3,935 a month. The median rent for the county is $951 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chatham County, a household making less than $3,170 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Chatham County.1

Area Median Income In Chatham 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 Chatham County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,400

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 Chatham 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 Chatham County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,050 $17,200 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,100 $28,700 $32,300 $35,850 $38,750 $41,600 $44,500 $47,350
80% of Median $40,150 $45,900 $51,650 $57,350 $61,950 $66,550 $71,150 $75,750

Cities In Chatham County

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City Listings Served By
Savannah 48 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Savannah is the Housing Authority of Savannah.
Bloomingdale 1
Pooler 2
Garden City 1
Dutch Island 0
Georgetown 0
Isle of Hope 0
Montgomery 0
Talahi Island 0
Thunderbolt 0
Tybee Island 0
Vernonburg 0
Whitemarsh Island 0
Henderson 0
Port Wentworth 0
Skidaway Island 0
Wilmington Island 0