; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Glenwood, GA

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Apple Lane Apartments

116 N 5th St
Glenwood, Georgia
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1-2 BR

Apple Village

116 North 5th Street
Glenwood, Georgia
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1-2 BR

Knots Landing

PO Box 685
Glenwood, Georgia
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There are 24 low-income apartments in Glenwood that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 72 low-income homes in Glenwood where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Glenwood, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
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 Glenwood.

Glenwood, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Glenwood, Georgia

Glenwood features 72 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 Glenwood, Georgia

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glenwood.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glenwood, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glenwood, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2023 Glenwood, 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
Glenwood, Georgia Fair Market Rent $583 $685 $872 $1,061 $1,171
Glenwood, Georgia Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $617 to $754 $785 to $959 $955 to $1,167 $1,054 to $1,288

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glenwood, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 96
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 60.06%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 1.97
Median Household Income $16,118 ±$7,342
Median Rent $363 ±$166
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.16% ± 10.8pp
Total Population 683

Population and Household Demographics

Glenwood is a city in Wheeler County, Georgia with a population of 683. There are 323 households in the city with an average household size of 1.97 persons. 60.06% of households in Glenwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glenwood

The median gross income for households in Glenwood is $16,118 a year, or $1,343 a month. The median rent for the city is $363 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glenwood, a household making less than $1,210 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Glenwood.

Area Median Income In Glenwood

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 Glenwood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wheeler County.

In Glenwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,300

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 Glenwood

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 Glenwood

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Glenwood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Glenwood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Glenwood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650