Affordable Housing In Dodge County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 340 income based apartments in Dodge County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 41 affordable apartments in Dodge County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Dodge County, Georgia

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

Chester Apartments

400 Wynne Avenue N, Apt 25
Chester, Georgia
Affordable

Imperial Pines Apartments

711 Plaza Drive
Eastman, Georgia
Affordable

Heritage Villas of Eastman

820 Ward Street
Eastman, Georgia
Affordable

Eastman Gardens

525 Plaza Avenue
Eastman, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Dodge Court Apartments

926 Ward St
Eastman, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Stuckey Homes

611 Harrell Ave
Eastman, Georgia

Oak Forest Apartments II

963 Oak Forrest Dr
Eastman, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Dodge County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Dodge County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Chester, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Chester.
Affordable Housing In Eastman, GA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Eastman.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Dodge 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 Dodge County.

Dodge County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Dodge County, Georgia

Dodge County features 340 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 Dodge County, Georgia

There are 41 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dodge County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dodge County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Dodge 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
Dodge County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $583 $586 $772 $940 $1,048
Dodge County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $527 to $645 $695 to $849 $846 to $1,034 $943 to $1,153

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dodge County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 381
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 340
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $34,271 ±$2,852
Median Rent $574 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.7% ± 7.66pp
Total Population 21,180

Population and Household Demographics

Dodge County is a county in Georgia with a population of 21,180. There are 8,064 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 34.42% of households in Dodge County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dodge County

The median gross income for households in Dodge County is $34,271 a year, or $2,856 a month. The median rent for the county is $574 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dodge County, a household making less than $1,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Dodge County.

Area Median Income In Dodge 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 Dodge County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,700

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 Dodge 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 Dodge County

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