Affordable Housing In Fulton County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 19,027 income based apartments in Fulton County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 23,552 affordable apartments in Fulton County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Fulton County, Georgia

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

Big Bethel Towers

210 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Providence at Cascade Apartments

320 Fairburn Rd SW
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Dogwood Square

555 Janis Ln
Alpharetta, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

North Metro Group Homes Assn Inc

805 E Hembree Xing
Roswell, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Gardens at Collegetown

899 Park St SW
Atlanta, Georgia
Disabled Supportive Housing

Reynoldstown Senior

695 Field Street SE
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+

Highlands at East Atlanta

2051 Flat Shoals Rd SE
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Calvin Court

479 E Paces Ferry Rd NE Ofc
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lenox Summit

2449 E Club Dr NE
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Friendship Towers

35 Northside Dr SW
Atlanta, Georgia
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Fulton County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Fulton County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Alpharetta, GA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Alpharetta.
Affordable Housing In Atlanta, GA Affordable Housing programs support 267 apartment communities in Atlanta.
Affordable Housing In East Point, GA Affordable Housing programs support 14 apartment communities in East Point.
Affordable Housing In Fairburn, GA Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Fairburn.
Affordable Housing In Johns Creek, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Johns Creek.
Affordable Housing In Roswell, GA Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Roswell.
Affordable Housing In Sandy Springs, GA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Sandy Springs.
Affordable Housing In Union City, GA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Union City.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Fulton County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Georgia Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fulton County.

Fulton County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton County features 19,027 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 23,552 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 $1,398 and $1,708.

2023 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 $1,345 $1,375 $1,553 $1,890 $2,308
Fulton County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $1,211 to $1,480 $1,238 to $1,513 $1,398 to $1,708 $1,701 to $2,079 $2,077 to $2,539

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fulton County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 302
Total Low Income Apartments 42,745
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 19,027
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
Total Population 983,903

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 $96,400

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

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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.
$20,250 $23,150 $26,050 $28,900 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
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.
$33,750 $38,600 $43,400 $48,200 $52,100 $55,950 $59,800 $63,650
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.
$54,000 $61,700 $69,400 $77,100 $83,300 $89,450 $95,650 $101,800