Fort Valley, Georgia Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 450 income based apartments in Fort Valley where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 442 affordable apartments in Fort Valley that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fort Valley, Georgia

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

Vallihi Historic

523 Vineville Street
Fort Valley, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Minimum Income Requirement
55+
Affordable

Reserve at Hampton

3460 Hwy 341
Fort Valley, Georgia
$378-525
1-3 BR
Affordable

Magnolia Terrace I & II

714 Green Street
Fort Valley, Georgia
$293-775
1-3 BR
Affordable

Indian Oaks

1103 E Church St
Fort Valley, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Lakeview Apartments

1105 Edward Street
Fort Valley, Georgia
Rent Assisted

College Square Apartments

1207 Edward St
Fort Valley, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Windsor Court

1201 Orange St
Fort Valley, Georgia
Affordable

Westside Villas

108 Brooks Blvd
Fort Valley, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Marvin Gardens

301 Edward Ct
Fort Valley, Georgia
Affordable

Marvin Gardens II

101 Atlantic Ave
Fort Valley, Georgia
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Fort Valley, 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 Valley 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 Valley.

Fort Valley, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fort Valley, Georgia

Fort Valley features 450 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 Valley, Georgia

There are 442 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Valley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Valley, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Valley, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $794 and $970.

2023 Fort Valley, 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 Valley, Georgia Fair Market Rent $590 $670 $882 $1,121 $1,234
Fort Valley, Georgia Payment Standard Range $531 to $649 $603 to $737 $794 to $970 $1,009 to $1,233 $1,111 to $1,357

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fort Valley, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 892
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 450
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 62.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $20,962 ±$3,162
Median Rent $615 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.04% ± 8.93pp
Total Population 9,192

Population and Household Demographics

Fort Valley is a city in Peach County, Georgia with a population of 9,192. There are 2,877 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 62.32% of households in Fort Valley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Valley

The median gross income for households in Fort Valley is $20,962 a year, or $1,747 a month. The median rent for the city is $615 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Valley, a household making less than $2,050 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Valley.

Area Median Income In Fort Valley

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 Valley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Peach County.

In Fort Valley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,700

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 Fort Valley

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 Valley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fort Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,200 $25,350 $28,500 $31,650 $34,200 $36,750 $39,250 $41,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fort Valley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900