Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Fitzgerald, GA

Discover affordable housing in Fitzgerald where there are 11+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Mulberry Court

154 Jack Allen Rd W, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

bed 1-2

The Village of Ben Hill

224 Dewey Mcglamory Road, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

bed 1-3

McKinley Lane Apartments

283 Irwinville Hwy, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

bed 1-2

Jack Allen Apartments

160 Wilson Avenue, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

bed 1-3

Bridge Creek Apartments

173 Bowens Mill Hwy, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Merrimac Village

1000 N Merrimac Drive Ext, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Meadowrun Fitz

197 Perry House Rd, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Colony Square Apartments

808 N Merrimac Dr, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Fitzgerald Summit Apartments

318 S Grant St, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Washington Ave Apt

183 Washington Ave, Fitzgerald, Georgia

Scattered Sites

211 N Hill St, Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Fitzgerald, Georgia

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Fitzgerald, Georgia
$16.76/hour
$9.51 (+131%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $9.51 (+131%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Fitzgerald, 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Fitzgerald, Georgia.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Fitzgerald, Georgia.

Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fitzgerald.

How many renters live in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

The City of Fitzgerald has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 45.58 percent of the population living in Fitzgerald.

What is the rental market like in Fitzgerald, Georgia?

There are an estimated housing units in the Fitzgerald area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Fitzgerald, Georgia, there are 1.03 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Fitzgerald?

The rental vacancy rate in Fitzgerald is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Fitzgerald for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fitzgerald
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
58 229 903 718 24
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fitzgerald

A large number of apartments in Fitzgerald have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Fitzgerald

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $758 to $1,270. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $758
One BR $760
Two BR $885
Three BR $1,165
Four BR $1,270
2024 Fair Market Rents in Fitzgerald, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Fitzgerald?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 48 83 percent
One BR 148 65 percent
Two BR 666 74 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Fitzgerald, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Fitzgerald?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Fitzgerald, Georgia including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Fitzgerald, Georgia

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Fitzgerald, Georgia

Fitzgerald features 582 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 Fitzgerald, Georgia

There are 158 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fitzgerald.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fitzgerald, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fitzgerald landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fitzgerald.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fitzgerald, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $974.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.