Affordable Housing In Gordon County
Georgia

Affordable Housing programs support 582 income based apartments in Gordon County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 390 affordable apartments in Gordon County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gordon County, Georgia

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

Carriage Apartments

980 Red Bud Rd NE
Calhoun, Georgia
Income Based
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Stone Ridge

4590 Fairmount Hwy SE
Calhoun, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Catoosa Senior Village, Phase II

400 Birchwood Rd
Calhoun, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Catoosa Senior Village II

400 Birchwood Road
Calhoun, Georgia
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
55+
Accessible
Affordable

Calhoun Gardens

110 Richardson Rd
Calhoun, Georgia
Rent Assisted

Stone Ridge

4590 Fairmount Hwy SE
Calhoun, Georgia

Tift Catoosa Senior

98 Timms Rd NE
Calhoun, Georgia
Affordable

Cherokee Mill Lofts

305 McConnell Rd
Calhoun, Georgia
Affordable

Parkway Court Village

401 Curtis Pkwy NE
Calhoun, Georgia
Affordable

James Keene C M Jones

309 Edward Ave
Calhoun, Georgia
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Affordable Housing In Gordon County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Gordon County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Calhoun, GA Affordable Housing programs support 16 apartment communities in Calhoun.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Gordon 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
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 Gordon County.

Gordon County, Georgia Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gordon County, Georgia

Gordon County features 582 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 Gordon County, Georgia

There are 390 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gordon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gordon County, Georgia

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gordon County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Gordon County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gordon County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.

2023 Gordon 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
Gordon County, Georgia Fair Market Rent $582 $655 $790 $1,107 $1,216
Gordon County, Georgia Payment Standard Range $524 to $640 $590 to $721 $711 to $869 $996 to $1,218 $1,094 to $1,338

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gordon County, GA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,036
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 582
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.56%
Average Renter Household Size 3.01
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $41,612 ±$1,876
Median Rent $654 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.19% ± 4.85pp
Total Population 55,889

Population and Household Demographics

Gordon County is a county in Georgia with a population of 55,889. There are 19,539 households in the county with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 34.56% of households in Gordon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gordon County

The median gross income for households in Gordon County is $41,612 a year, or $3,468 a month. The median rent for the county is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gordon County, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Gordon County.

Area Median Income In Gordon 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 Gordon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Gordon 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 Gordon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gordon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gordon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gordon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850