Affordable Housing In Fulton County
289 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fulton County
Housing Authorities that serve Fulton County
|Housing Authority of Fulton County||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Fulton County, Georgia
There are 289 low income housing apartment communities offering 41,073 affordable apartments for rent in Fulton County, Georgia.
Income Based Apartments in Fulton County, Georgia
Fulton County features 18,675 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 Fulton County, Georgia
There are 22,388 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fulton County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Fulton County, Georgia
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fulton County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fulton County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fulton County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,067 and $1,304.
2021 Fulton 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|
|Fulton County, Georgia Fair Market Rent||$1,016||$1,040||$1,185||$1,491||$1,823|
|Fulton County, Georgia Payment Standard Range||$914 to $1,118||$936 to $1,144||$1,067 to $1,304||$1,342 to $1,640||$1,641 to $2,005|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Fulton County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||289|
|Total Low Income Apartments||41,073|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||18,675|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||48.25%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.35|
|Average Household Size||2.50|
|Median Household Income||$57,207 ±$835|
|Median Rent||$1,001 ±$9|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.27% ± 1.14pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Fulton County is a county in Georgia with a population of 983,903. There are 379,957 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 48.25% of households in Fulton County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Fulton County
The median gross income for households in Fulton County is $57,207 a year, or $4,767 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,001 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fulton County, a household making less than $3,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Fulton County.
Area Median Income In Fulton 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 Fulton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200
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 Fulton 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 Fulton County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fulton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fulton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fulton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Fulton County
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|Alpharetta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alpharetta is the Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Atlanta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Atlanta are the Atlanta Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Fulton County and Housing Authority of DeKalb County.|
|Chattahoochee Hills||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chattahoochee Hills is the Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|East Point||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Point are the East Point Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Fairburn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairburn are the Fairburn Housing Authority, Housing Authority of Palmetto and Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Hapeville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hapeville is the Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Johns Creek||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johns Creek is the Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Milton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milton is the Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Roswell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roswell are the Housing Authority of the City of Roswell and Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Sandy Springs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandy Springs is the Housing Authority of Fulton County.|
|Union City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Union City are the Housing Authority of Union City and Housing Authority of Fulton County.|