Duluth, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Duluth where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 857 affordable apartments in Duluth that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Duluth, Georgia

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

Mainstreet Breckinridge

3500 Breckinridge Boulevard
Duluth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing
Affordable

Palisades Club Apartments

2255 Satellite Blvd
Duluth, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Affordable

Sweetwater Terraces(55+ Senior Community)

3555 Sweetwater Rd
Duluth, Georgia
Affordable

Breckenridge Creste Apartments

1470 Boggs Rd
Duluth, Georgia
Affordable

Magnolia Pointe

1475 Boggs Rd
Duluth, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Duluth

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Duluth

City Apartments
Lawrenceville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Lawrenceville.
Buford, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Buford.
Norcross, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Norcross.
Snellville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Snellville.
Lilburn, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lilburn.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Duluth, 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 Duluth.

Duluth, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Duluth, Georgia

Duluth features 0 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 Duluth, Georgia

There are 857 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Duluth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Duluth, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Duluth landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Duluth.

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

2023 Duluth, 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
Duluth, Georgia Fair Market Rent $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Duluth, 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.

Duluth, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 857
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $55,660 ±$8,223
Median Rent $1,037 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.29% ± 6.76pp
Total Population 28,294

Population and Household Demographics

Duluth is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia with a population of 28,294. There are 10,823 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 48.78% of households in Duluth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Duluth

The median gross income for households in Duluth is $55,660 a year, or $4,638 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,037 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Duluth, a household making less than $3,457 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Duluth.

Area Median Income In Duluth

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Duluth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gwinnett County.

In Duluth, 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 Duluth

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 Duluth

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