Edison, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 64 income based apartments in Edison where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 90 affordable apartments in Edison that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Edison, Georgia

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

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Affordable Housing Near Edison

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Edison, 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 Edison.

Edison, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Edison, Georgia

Edison features 64 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 Edison, Georgia

There are 90 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Edison.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Edison, Georgia

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

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

2023 Edison, 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
Edison, Georgia Fair Market Rent $644 $648 $772 $982 $1,231
Edison, Georgia Payment Standard Range $580 to $708 $583 to $713 $695 to $849 $884 to $1,080 $1,108 to $1,354

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Edison, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 154
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 60.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.13
Average Household Size 1.92
Median Household Income $17,371 ±$7,929
Median Rent $352 ±$224
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.33% ± 14.01pp
Total Population 1,054

Population and Household Demographics

Edison is a city in Calhoun County, Georgia with a population of 1,054. There are 523 households in the city with an average household size of 1.92 persons. 60.8% of households in Edison are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Edison

The median gross income for households in Edison is $17,371 a year, or $1,448 a month. The median rent for the city is $352 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Edison, a household making less than $1,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Edison.

Area Median Income In Edison

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 Edison, the AMI is calculated from all households within Calhoun County.

In Edison, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,500

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 Edison

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 Edison

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