Affordable Housing In Douglas County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 433 income based apartments in Douglas County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 493 affordable apartments in Douglas County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Douglas County, Georgia

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

Douglasville Voa Housing

6865 Forrest Ave
Douglasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Highland Park Senior Village

6785 Selman Dr
Douglasville, Georgia
Affordable

Douglass Village Apartments

6549 Brown St
Douglasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Brighton Manor Apartments

6140 Cooper St
Douglasville, Georgia
Affordable

Forest Ave Maxwell Hms

6551 Maxwell St
Douglasville, Georgia

Parker Street Duplex

6713 Parker St
Douglasville, Georgia
Affordable

Alpha a Fowler Community

8634 Oneal Dr
Douglasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Forest Avenue Maxwell Homes

6690 Kendrick St
Douglasville, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Douglasville Proper

8424 Chicago Ave
Douglasville, Georgia
Affordable

Millwood Park Apartments

8242 Duralee Ln
Douglasville, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Douglas County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Douglasville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Douglasville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Douglas 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
Housing Authority of Douglas County Public Housing
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 Douglas County.

Douglas County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Douglas County, Georgia

Douglas County features 433 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 Douglas County, Georgia

There are 493 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Douglas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Douglas County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Douglas County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 Douglas 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
Douglas County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Douglas County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Douglas County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 926
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 433
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $53,881 ±$2,368
Median Rent $949 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.18% ± 3.66pp
Total Population 136,520

Population and Household Demographics

Douglas County is a county in Georgia with a population of 136,520. There are 47,079 households in the county with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 32.69% of households in Douglas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Douglas County

The median gross income for households in Douglas County is $53,881 a year, or $4,490 a month. The median rent for the county is $949 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Douglas County, a household making less than $3,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Douglas County.

Area Median Income In Douglas 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 Douglas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,400

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 Douglas 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 Douglas County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Douglas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Douglas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Douglas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800