Affordable Housing In Fayette County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 83 income based apartments in Fayette County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 569 affordable apartments in Fayette County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fayette County, Georgia

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

Hearthside Club Lafayette (62+ Senior Community)

105 Meeting Place Drive
Fayetteville, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
VASH Welcome
Affordable

Hearthside at Peachtree City(62+ Senior Community)

1000 Newgate Rd
Peachtree City, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Wisdom Woods Apartments

100 Wisdom Circle
Peachtree City, Georgia
Call For Rent
2 BR
Rent Assisted

Peachtree Villas

100 Villa Point
Peachtree City, Georgia
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
55+

Concord Village Fka Harmony Village

100 Peachtree Station Cir
Peachtree City, Georgia
Affordable

Peachtree Station

400 S Peachtree Pkwy
Peachtree City, Georgia
Affordable

Woodsmill Apartments

102 Wisdom Road
Peachtree City, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Fayette County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Fayette County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Fayetteville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Fayetteville.
Affordable Housing In Peachtree City, GA Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Peachtree City.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fayette 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 Fayette County.

Fayette County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fayette County, Georgia

Fayette County features 83 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 Fayette County, Georgia

There are 569 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fayette County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fayette County, Georgia

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

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

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

Fayette County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 652
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 83
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $79,066 ±$2,497
Median Rent $1,096 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.06% ± 4.49pp
Total Population 108,655

Population and Household Demographics

Fayette County is a county in Georgia with a population of 108,655. There are 38,535 households in the county with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 18.73% of households in Fayette County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fayette County

The median gross income for households in Fayette County is $79,066 a year, or $6,589 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,096 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fayette County, a household making less than $3,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Fayette County.

Area Median Income In Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette County

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