Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Dougherty County, GA

Discover affordable housing in Dougherty County where there are 106+ 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.

1942 S Riverview Cir

1942 S Riverview Cir, Albany, Georgia 31705

bed 3
payment $895/mo.

1306 S Harding St

1306 S Harding St, Albany, Georgia 31701

bed 2
payment $800/mo.

1500-A S Jackson St Unit A

1500-A S Jackson St, Albany, Georgia 31701

bed 1
payment $450/mo.

1404 S Jackson St Unit B

1404 S Jackson St, Albany, Georgia 31701

bed 1
payment $450/mo.

3016 War Eagle Ave

3016 War Eagle Ave, Albany, Georgia 31705

bed 3
payment $1300/mo.

1010 7th Ave

1010 7th Ave, Albany, Georgia 31701

bed 3
payment $1000/mo.

Barkley Estates

1005 E 4th Ave, Albany, Georgia 31705

Albany Spring Senior Apartments

1601 Radium Springs Rd, Albany, Georgia 31705

Ashley Riverside

320 S Jackson St, Albany, Georgia 31701

Woodpine Way

421 S Westover Blvd, Albany, Georgia 31707

Albany Housing V

2504 Redwood Ct, Albany, Georgia 31707

accessibility Accessible

Albany Springs Apartments

1600 Radium Springs Rd, Albany, Georgia 31705

Macon Manor

106 Force Dr, Albany, Georgia 31705

Lockett Station

316 Carriage Ln, Albany, Georgia 31721

Lockett Station, I

321 Carriage Ln, Albany, Georgia 31721

Lockett Station

404 Station Crossing Dr, Albany, Georgia 31721

249 Albany Heights

249 Pine Ave, Albany, Georgia 31701

Lockett Station

417 Station Crossing Dr, Albany, Georgia 31721

Holley Homes

901 Cherry Ave, Albany, Georgia 31701

Mcintosh Homes

602 Stadium Dr, Albany, Georgia 31701

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Dougherty County, Georgia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Dougherty County, Georgia
$18.88/hour
$11.63 (+160%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $11.63 (+160%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Dougherty 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Dougherty County, Georgia.
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 Dougherty County, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Dougherty County, Georgia?

The County of Dougherty County has 82,966 people living in 34,210 households.

There are 37,783 renters living in 17,106 renter households in this County. Renters make up 45.54 percent of the population living in Dougherty County.

What is the rental market like in Dougherty County, Georgia?

There are an estimated 40,591 housing units in the Dougherty County area. Of these, 20,206 units are rental homes, making up 50 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Dougherty County, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Dougherty County?

The rental vacancy rate in Dougherty County is 9 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 Dougherty County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dougherty County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
346 2,499 7,216 7,126 916
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Dougherty County

A large number of apartments in Dougherty County 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 Dougherty County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 53 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 26 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 Dougherty County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $854 to $1,620. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $854
One BR $860
Two BR $997
Three BR $1,328
Four BR $1,620
2024 Fair Market Rents in Dougherty County, Georgia

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

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 179 52 percent
One BR 1,942 78 percent
Two BR 5,655 78 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Dougherty County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Dougherty County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 976
Public Housing 347
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 1,246
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 101
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 22
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Dougherty County, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Dougherty County, Georgia

Dougherty County features 1,809 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 Dougherty County, Georgia

There are 988 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dougherty County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dougherty County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dougherty County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $897 and $1,097.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.