Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Fulton County, GA

Discover affordable housing in Fulton County where there are 330+ 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.

Hearthside Johns Creek(62+ Senior Community)

11340 Medlock Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097

bed 1-2

Grove Gardens

1925 Glenwood Avenue SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316

bed 1-2
payment $673-749/mo.

Magnolia Park II

60 Paschal Blvd. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314

Magnolia Park I

60 Paschal Blvd. NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314

Big Bethel Village

500 Richard Allen Blvd SW , Atlanta, Georgia 30331

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Summit Trail Apartments

2045 Graham Cir SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316

Asbury Harris Epworth Towers

3033 Continental SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30331

North Metro Group Homes Assn Inc

805 E Hembree Xing, Roswell, Georgia 30076

Oakland City West End Apartments

1191 Oakland Ln SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Philips Towers, Decatur, Inc

218 Trinity Ave SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Friendship Towers

35 Northside Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

Booth Residence, Inc

1125 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Wheat Street Towers

375 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30312

Forest Cove Apartments

900 New Town Cir SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30315

Fairburn Towne Houses

400 Fairburn Rd SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30331

Lenox Summit

2449 E Club Dr NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319

Dogwood Square

555 Janis Ln, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009

elderly Senior

Community Friendship Housing Services II, Inc

684 Lawton St SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

elderly Senior

Catholic Retirement Facilities, Inc

2973 Butner Rd SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30331

elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Capitol Avenue School

811 Hank Aaron Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30315

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Fulton County, 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 Fulton County, Georgia
$27.67 (+382%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $27.67 (+382%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Fulton County, 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 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Fulton County, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Fulton County, Georgia?

The County of Fulton County has 1,074,634 people living in 464,061 households.

There are 413,363 renters living in 206,452 renter households in this County. Renters make up 38.47 percent of the population living in Fulton County.

What is the rental market like in Fulton County, Georgia?

There are an estimated 502,818 housing units in the Fulton County area. Of these, 224,276 units are rental homes, making up 45 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Fulton County, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Fulton County?

The rental vacancy rate in Fulton County is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Fulton County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fulton County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
11,500 67,830 82,562 33,287 9,027
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Fulton County

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

How many renter households in Fulton County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 48 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Fulton County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,599 to $2,707. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,599
One BR $1,643
Two BR $1,844
Three BR $2,230
Four BR $2,707
2024 Fair Market Rents in Fulton County, Georgia

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

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 4,689 41 percent
One BR 30,452 45 percent
Two BR 33,898 41 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Fulton County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Fulton County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 15,314
Public Housing 2,786
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 7,669
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 606
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 31
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 30
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Fulton County, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton County features 14,086 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 22,900 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 $1,660 and $2,028.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.