Flowery Branch, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 12 income based apartments in Flowery Branch where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 108 affordable apartments in Flowery Branch that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Flowery Branch, Georgia

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

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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3500 Peaks Circle
Flowery Branch, Georgia

Carriage Crossing

4820 Victoria Ct
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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Affordable Housing Near Flowery Branch

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Gainesville, GA Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in Gainesville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Flowery Branch, 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 Flowery Branch.

Flowery Branch, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Flowery Branch, Georgia

Flowery Branch features 12 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 Flowery Branch, Georgia

There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Flowery Branch.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Flowery Branch, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Flowery Branch, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,080 and $1,320.

2023 Flowery Branch, 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
Flowery Branch, Georgia Fair Market Rent $967 $1,062 $1,200 $1,521 $1,728
Flowery Branch, Georgia Payment Standard Range $870 to $1,064 $956 to $1,168 $1,080 to $1,320 $1,369 to $1,673 $1,555 to $1,901

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Flowery Branch, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 204
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $61,385 ±$15,272
Median Rent $966 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.05% ± 14.71pp
Total Population 6,216

Population and Household Demographics

Flowery Branch is a city in Hall County, Georgia with a population of 6,216. There are 2,407 households in the city with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 43.5% of households in Flowery Branch are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Flowery Branch

The median gross income for households in Flowery Branch is $61,385 a year, or $5,115 a month. The median rent for the city is $966 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Flowery Branch, a household making less than $3,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Flowery Branch.

Area Median Income In Flowery Branch

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 Flowery Branch, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hall County.

In Flowery Branch, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,700

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 Flowery Branch

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 Flowery Branch

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Flowery Branch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,800 $20,350 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Flowery Branch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,650 $33,900 $38,150 $42,350 $45,750 $49,150 $52,550 $55,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Flowery Branch AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,400 $54,150 $60,900 $67,650 $73,100 $78,500 $83,900 $89,300