Affordable Housing In Emanuel County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 381 income based apartments in Emanuel County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 134 affordable apartments in Emanuel County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Emanuel County, Georgia

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

Spring Gardens Apartments

223 E. Pine St
Swainsboro, Georgia
$375-431
1-2 BR
Affordable

Jordan Estates Apartments

221 E Pine St
Swainsboro, Georgia
$322-462
1-3 BR
Affordable

Hickory Trace Homes

34 Hickory Trace Cir
Swainsboro, Georgia
$538-663
2-4 BR
Affordable

Clearview Apartments

116 Brown Avenue
Twin City, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accessible
62+
Affordable

Deerwood Village

184 E Main St
Adrian, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Swainsboro Apartments

335 East Pine Street
Swainsboro, Georgia
Affordable

Swainsboro Presbyterian Apartments

310 Mary Ann St
Swainsboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

V Wms and Hillcrest Apartments

406 N Racetrack St
Swainsboro, Georgia

Summerset Apartments

317 Mary Ann St
Swainsboro, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Moring Apartments

409 W Moring St
Swainsboro, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Emanuel County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Emanuel County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Adrian, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Adrian.
Affordable Housing In Swainsboro, GA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Swainsboro.
Affordable Housing In Twin City, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Twin City.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Emanuel 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
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 Emanuel County.

Emanuel County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Emanuel County, Georgia

Emanuel County features 381 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 Emanuel County, Georgia

There are 134 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Emanuel County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Emanuel County, Georgia

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

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

2023 Emanuel 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
Emanuel County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $516 $613 $772 $980 $1,315
Emanuel County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $464 to $568 $552 to $674 $695 to $849 $882 to $1,078 $1,184 to $1,447

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Emanuel County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 515
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 381
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $32,229 ±$2,779
Median Rent $563 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.43% ± 7.75pp
Total Population 22,731

Population and Household Demographics

Emanuel County is a county in Georgia with a population of 22,731. There are 8,156 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 33.26% of households in Emanuel County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Emanuel County

The median gross income for households in Emanuel County is $32,229 a year, or $2,686 a month. The median rent for the county is $563 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Emanuel County, a household making less than $1,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Emanuel County.

Area Median Income In Emanuel 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 Emanuel County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,600

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 Emanuel 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 Emanuel County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Emanuel County 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 Emanuel County 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 Emanuel County 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