Affordable Housing In Clay County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clay County

Greenwood Village Apartments

409 E Jefferson St
Fort Gaines, Georgia
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Pepper Ridge Two Apartments

105 A Hancock St
Fort Gaines, Georgia

Pepper Ridge II Apartments

105 Hancock St
Fort Gaines, Georgia
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Housing Authorities that serve Clay County

Housing Authority Programs
Georgia Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clay County, Georgia

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 204 affordable apartments for rent in Clay County, Georgia.

Income Based Apartments in Clay County, Georgia

Clay County features 60 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 Clay County, Georgia

There are 144 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clay County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clay County, Georgia

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clay County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 204
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $20,438 ±$3,369
Median Rent $375 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.54% ± 11.88pp
Total Population 3,104

Population and Household Demographics

Clay County is a County in Georgia with a population of 3,104. There are 1,183 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 40.83% of households in Clay County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clay County

The median gross income for households in Clay County is $20,438 a year, or $1,703 a month. The median rent for the county is $375 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clay County, a household making less than $1,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Clay County.1

Area Median Income In Clay 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 Clay County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $37,700

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 Clay 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 Clay County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
50% of Median $18,250 $20,850 $23,450 $26,050 $28,150 $30,250 $32,350 $34,400
80% of Median $29,200 $33,400 $37,550 $41,700 $45,050 $48,400 $51,750 $55,050

Cities In Clay County

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City Listings Served By
Fort Gaines 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Gaines is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
Bluffton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluffton is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.