Affordable Housing In Coweta County
26 Low Income Apartment Communities In Coweta County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Coweta 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.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Coweta County, Georgia
|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)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Coweta County, Georgia
There are 26 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,014 affordable apartments for rent in Coweta County, Georgia.
Income Based Apartments in Coweta County, Georgia
Coweta County features 961 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 Coweta County, Georgia
There are 1,053 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Coweta County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Coweta County, Georgia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Coweta County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Coweta County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Coweta County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,160 and $1,418.
2022 Coweta 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|
|Coweta County, Georgia Fair Market Rent||$1,111||$1,131||$1,289||$1,596||$1,951|
|Coweta County, Georgia Payment Standard Range||$1,000 to $1,222||$1,018 to $1,244||$1,160 to $1,418||$1,436 to $1,756||$1,756 to $2,146|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Coweta County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||26|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,014|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||961|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.23%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.72|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Median Household Income||$62,461 ±$1,834|
|Median Rent||$933 ±$24|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||43.64% ± 4.2pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Coweta County is a county in Georgia with a population of 133,416. There are 48,777 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 27.23% of households in Coweta County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Coweta County
The median gross income for households in Coweta County is $62,461 a year, or $5,205 a month. The median rent for the county is $933 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Coweta County, a household making less than $3,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Coweta County.
Area Median Income In Coweta 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 Coweta County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200
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 Coweta 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 Coweta County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Coweta County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Coweta County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Coweta County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Coweta County
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|East Newnan||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Newnan is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Grantville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grantville is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Haralson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haralson is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Moreland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moreland is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Newnan||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newnan are the Housing Authority of Newnan and Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Palmetto||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Palmetto are the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Palmetto.|
|Senoia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Senoia are the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Senoia.|
|Sharpsburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sharpsburg is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|
|Turin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turin is the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.|