Affordable Housing In Decatur County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 737 income based apartments in Decatur County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 295 affordable apartments in Decatur County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Decatur County, Georgia

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

Selman Place

509 Gordon Ave
Bainbridge, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

The Rivers Apartments

1105 Lake Dr
Bainbridge, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Gibb Bainbridge Village

107 Dollar Dr
Bainbridge, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gibbs - Miles Homes

PO Box 304
Bainbridge, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Jt Brierwood II

1025 Palmetto St
Bainbridge, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Brierwood Apartments I

921 Palmetto St
Bainbridge, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Courtes De Emerald Apartments

1500 S Washington St
Bainbridge, Georgia
Affordable

King - West Homes

1732 Bethel Rd
Bainbridge, Georgia

Ridgefield Place

100 Parkview Dr
Bainbridge, Georgia
Affordable

Pine Ridge Estates

108 Hubert Dollar Dr
Bainbridge, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Decatur County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bainbridge, GA Affordable Housing programs support 18 apartment communities in Bainbridge.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Decatur 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 Decatur County.

Decatur County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Decatur County, Georgia

Decatur County features 737 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 Decatur County, Georgia

There are 295 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Decatur County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Decatur County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Decatur County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Decatur County.

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

2023 Decatur 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
Decatur County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $620 $624 $772 $984 $1,037
Decatur County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $558 to $682 $562 to $686 $695 to $849 $886 to $1,082 $933 to $1,141

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Decatur County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,054
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 737
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.62%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $31,284 ±$2,925
Median Rent $633 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.85% ± 6.67pp
Total Population 27,378

Population and Household Demographics

Decatur County is a county in Georgia with a population of 27,378. There are 10,614 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 40.62% of households in Decatur County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Decatur County

The median gross income for households in Decatur County is $31,284 a year, or $2,607 a month. The median rent for the county is $633 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Decatur County, a household making less than $2,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Decatur County.

Area Median Income In Decatur 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 Decatur County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Decatur 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 Decatur County

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