Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 325 income based apartments in Fort Oglethorpe where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 194 affordable apartments in Fort Oglethorpe that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

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

The Crossing

1830 Fant Dr
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Oglethorpe Ridge Apartments

1252 Cloud Springs Ln
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Affordable

Catoosa Gardens Apartments

44 Dahlia Ln
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Post Homes

202 Hays St
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Battle Station

Cloud Springs Rd At Old Cedar Ln
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Fort Oglethorpe

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City Apartments
Ringgold, GA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Ringgold.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Oglethorpe, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Fort Oglethorpe Public Housing
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 Fort Oglethorpe.

Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

Fort Oglethorpe features 325 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 Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

There are 194 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Oglethorpe.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $960 and $1,174.

2023 Fort Oglethorpe, 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
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Fair Market Rent $910 $919 $1,067 $1,372 $1,619
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Payment Standard Range $819 to $1,001 $827 to $1,011 $960 to $1,174 $1,235 to $1,509 $1,457 to $1,781

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fort Oglethorpe, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 519
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 325
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $43,843 ±$7,604
Median Rent $687 ±$96
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.01% ± 11.27pp
Total Population 9,547

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Oglethorpe is a city in Catoosa County, Georgia with a population of 9,547. There are 3,767 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 40.99% of households in Fort Oglethorpe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Oglethorpe

The median gross income for households in Fort Oglethorpe is $43,843 a year, or $3,654 a month. The median rent for the city is $687 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Oglethorpe, a household making less than $2,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Oglethorpe.

Area Median Income In Fort Oglethorpe

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 Fort Oglethorpe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Catoosa County.

In Fort Oglethorpe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,200

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 Fort Oglethorpe

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 Fort Oglethorpe

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Oglethorpe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,800 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fort Oglethorpe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,350 $30,100 $33,850 $37,600 $40,650 $43,650 $46,650 $49,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fort Oglethorpe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,150 $48,150 $54,150 $60,150 $65,000 $69,800 $74,600 $79,400