Affordable Housing In Fair Oaks
Cobb County, Georgia

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

There are 0 affordable apartments in Fair Oaks that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fair Oaks, Georgia

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

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Fair Oaks, 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
Marietta Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fair Oaks.

Fair Oaks, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fair Oaks, Georgia

Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks, Georgia

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fair Oaks.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fair Oaks, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fair Oaks landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fair Oaks.

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

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

Fair Oaks, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 68.55%
Average Renter Household Size 3.03
Average Household Size 2.92
Median Household Income $27,431 ±$3,722
Median Rent $774 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.76% ± 9.62pp
Total Population 9,109

Population and Household Demographics

Fair Oaks is a city in Cobb County, Georgia with a population of 9,109. There are 3,110 households in the city with an average household size of 2.92 persons. 68.55% of households in Fair Oaks are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fair Oaks

The median gross income for households in Fair Oaks is $27,431 a year, or $2,286 a month. The median rent for the city is $774 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fair Oaks, a household making less than $2,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Fair Oaks.

Area Median Income In Fair Oaks

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 Fair Oaks, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cobb County.

In Fair Oaks, 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 Fair Oaks

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 Fair Oaks

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks 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