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

Discover affordable housing in Greene County where there are 8+ 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.


316 N WEST ST, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

Fox Chase

11 Fox Chase Circle, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

Greensboro Village Apartments

108 Rachel St, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

East View Apartment

25 Eastview Cir, Greensboro, Georgia

Royal Manor Apts

1140 Country Club Ln, Union Point, Georgia

Elliott Circle

200 Hunter St, Union Point, Georgia 30669

Mize Court Apartments Sycamore Apartments

201 Mize Ct, Greensboro, Georgia 30642

Union Point Apartments

1314 N Rhodes St, Union Point, Georgia 30669

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Greene County, Georgia
$10.00 (+138%) more than Georgia minimum wage and $10.00 (+138%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Greene 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), Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs for Greene County, Georgia.

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

How many renters live in Greene County, Georgia?

The County of Greene County has 19,020 people living in 7,617 households.

There are 4,039 renters living in 1,581 renter households in this County. Renters make up 21.24 percent of the population living in Greene County.

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

There are an estimated 10,142 housing units in the Greene County area. Of these, 1,752 units are rental homes, making up 17 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Greene County, Georgia, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Greene County?

The rental vacancy rate in Greene County is 10 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 Greene County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greene County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
24 157 626 656 112
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Greene County

A large number of apartments in Greene 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 Greene County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 41 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 Greene County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $713 to $1,307. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $713
One BR $718
Two BR $911
Three BR $1,159
Four BR $1,307
2024 Fair Market Rents in Greene County, Georgia

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Greene 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 17 percent
One BR 83 53 percent
Two BR 406 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Greene County, Georgia

How many affordable rental units are in Greene County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 113
Public Housing 109
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 152
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Greene County, Georgia

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

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, Georgia

Greene County features 284 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 Greene County, Georgia

There are 74 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, Georgia

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greene County, Georgia for a two-bedroom apartment is between $820 and $1,002.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.