Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Donalsonville, GA

Discover affordable housing in Donalsonville where there are 2+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Heritage Manor Apartments

805 Ridge St, Donalsonville, Georgia 39845

Friendship Crossing

1405 S Friendship Ave, Donalsonville, Georgia 39845

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Donalsonville, Georgia
$9.51 (+131%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Donalsonville, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Donalsonville, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Donalsonville.

How many renters live in Donalsonville, Georgia?

The City of Donalsonville has 2,824 people living in 1,040 households.

There are 1,328 renters living in 508 renter households in this City. Renters make up 47.03 percent of the population living in Donalsonville.

What is the rental market like in Donalsonville, Georgia?

There are an estimated 1,234 housing units in the Donalsonville area. Of these, 558 units are rental homes, making up 45 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Donalsonville, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Donalsonville?

The rental vacancy rate in Donalsonville is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Donalsonville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Donalsonville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
65 18 100 278 47
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Donalsonville

A large number of apartments in Donalsonville have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Donalsonville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 30 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 16 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Donalsonville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $693 to $1,270. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $693
One BR $697
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,206
Four BR $1,270
2024 Fair Market Rents in Donalsonville, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Donalsonville?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 57 88 percent
One BR 5 28 percent
Two BR 42 42 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Donalsonville, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Donalsonville?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Donalsonville, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 136
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Donalsonville, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Donalsonville, Georgia

Donalsonville features 32 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 Donalsonville, Georgia

There are 34 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Donalsonville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Donalsonville, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Donalsonville, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.