Affordable Housing In Colquitt County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 788 income based apartments in Colquitt County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 388 affordable apartments in Colquitt County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Colquitt County, Georgia

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

Ashton Crossing Apartments

3109 Veterans Parkway South
Moultrie, Georgia
$293-461
1-3 BR

Antigua Place

2450 5th Ave SE
Moultrie, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Antigua Place Phase II

2310 5th Ave SE
Moultrie, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Shy Manor Apartments

800 Northside Dr
Moultrie, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Dogwood Plaza

227 2nd Ave SE
Moultrie, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Forest Apts., Phase I

S. E. 26th Avenue
Moultrie, Georgia
Affordable

Meadow Crossing Apartments

125 Spinks Dr
Omega, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Forest Creek at Moultrie

409 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Moultrie, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Paradise Moultrie

532 27th St SE
Moultrie, Georgia

Colquitt Options

2586 5th St SE
Moultrie, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Colquitt County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Colquitt County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Doerun, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Doerun.
Affordable Housing In Moultrie, GA Affordable Housing programs support 20 apartment communities in Moultrie.
Affordable Housing In Omega, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Omega.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Colquitt 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 Colquitt County.

Colquitt County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Colquitt County, Georgia

Colquitt County features 788 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 Colquitt County, Georgia

There are 388 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Colquitt County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Colquitt County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Colquitt 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
Colquitt County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $585 $589 $772 $963 $1,135
Colquitt County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $530 to $648 $695 to $849 $867 to $1,059 $1,022 to $1,249

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Colquitt County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 1,202
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 788
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.82
Average Household Size 2.86
Median Household Income $32,409 ±$1,672
Median Rent $598 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.2% ± 7.3pp
Total Population 46,024

Population and Household Demographics

Colquitt County is a county in Georgia with a population of 46,024. There are 15,737 households in the county with an average household size of 2.86 persons. 35.21% of households in Colquitt County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Colquitt County

The median gross income for households in Colquitt County is $32,409 a year, or $2,701 a month. The median rent for the county is $598 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Colquitt County, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Colquitt County.

Area Median Income In Colquitt 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 Colquitt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,000

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 Colquitt 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 Colquitt County

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