Affordable Housing In De Soto
Sumter County, Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in De Soto where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in De Soto that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in De Soto, Georgia

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

Affordable Housing Near De Soto

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Public Housing Agencies Serving De Soto, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Americus Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near De Soto.

De Soto, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in De Soto, Georgia

De Soto features 0 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 De Soto, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in De Soto.

Housing Choice Vouchers in De Soto, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in De Soto, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.

2023 De Soto, 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
De Soto, Georgia Fair Market Rent $615 $619 $815 $992 $1,188
De Soto, Georgia Payment Standard Range $554 to $677 $557 to $681 $734 to $897 $893 to $1,091 $1,069 to $1,307

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

De Soto, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.14%
Average Renter Household Size 4.40
Average Household Size 3.51
Median Household Income $35,278 ±$20,895
Median Rent $688 ±$182
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.11% ± 40.51pp
Total Population 309

Population and Household Demographics

De Soto is a city in Sumter County, Georgia with a population of 309. There are 88 households in the city with an average household size of 3.51 persons. 51.14% of households in De Soto are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in De Soto

The median gross income for households in De Soto is $35,278 a year, or $2,940 a month. The median rent for the city is $688 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In De Soto, a household making less than $2,293 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.11% of households who rent are overburdened in De Soto.

Area Median Income In De Soto

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For De Soto, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sumter County.

In De Soto, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,500

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 De Soto

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 De Soto

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the De Soto 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 De Soto 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 De Soto 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