Affordable Housing In Chattooga County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 535 income based apartments in Chattooga County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 148 affordable apartments in Chattooga County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Chattooga County, Georgia

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

Breakers at Trion

14780 Old Hwy 27
Trion, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Maplewood Apartments

60 Milton Cir
Summerville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Summerville Gardens

231 Summerville Gardens Dr
Summerville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Mcginnis Memorial Apartments

201 Marvin Ave
Summerville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Goldleaf Apartments

415 Thomas Rd
Trion, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Lawrence Homes

3354 Highway 337
Menlo, Georgia

Saratoga Court

50 Saratoga Way
Summerville, Georgia
Affordable

Devonwood Apartments

70 Dry Valley Rd
Summerville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Silver Leaf Apartments

50 Thomas Rd
Trion, Georgia
Rent Assisted

143 Alred St

143 Alred St
Summerville, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Chattooga County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Chattooga County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Menlo, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Menlo.
Affordable Housing In Summerville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Summerville.
Affordable Housing In Trion, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Trion.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Chattooga 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 Chattooga County.

Chattooga County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Chattooga County, Georgia

Chattooga County features 535 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 Chattooga County, Georgia

There are 148 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chattooga County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chattooga County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chattooga County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Chattooga County.

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

2023 Chattooga 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
Chattooga County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $529 $586 $772 $1,061 $1,240
Chattooga County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $527 to $645 $695 to $849 $955 to $1,167 $1,116 to $1,364

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Chattooga County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 683
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 535
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $32,913 ±$2,074
Median Rent $584 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.47% ± 6.22pp
Total Population 25,241

Population and Household Demographics

Chattooga County is a county in Georgia with a population of 25,241. There are 9,364 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 33.69% of households in Chattooga County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chattooga County

The median gross income for households in Chattooga County is $32,913 a year, or $2,743 a month. The median rent for the county is $584 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chattooga County, a household making less than $1,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Chattooga County.

Area Median Income In Chattooga 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 Chattooga County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,400

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 Chattooga 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 Chattooga County

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